Physics Archive

The ‘Quantum Invisibility Cloak’ Video Is A Hoax

The video that shows a man standing in the middle of a bush covering himself with a “quantum invisibility cloak” has received a lot of attention and has caused a lot of excitement on social media. The one-minute clip has been viewed by over

Space Travel Could Become Impossible In The Future – Unless We Clean It Up

A few weeks ago, I was simply browsing through my daily science briefing, my news feed and multiple messengers instantly started buzzing with news articles regarding a new world record. India had launched a total of 104 satellites onboard a single rocket into space,

7 Scientific Falsehoods That Didn’t Go Out Without A Fight

Science doesn’t stand still, and, in fact, its usefulness as a driver of knowledge is rooted in this fact. Unfortunately, when a theory is disproven in the scientific field it doesn’t necessarily disappear from the mind of the average person. Most of these myths

28 Nikola Tesla quotes to make you think

Nikola Tesla is often called the man who invented the 20th century, and there are lots of good reasons for that. He has become as famous, although at a later point, as many of his contemporaries, like Marie Curie and Albert Einstein. Nikola Tesla

Only 1 year of water left in California, NASA scientist suggests rationing

  NASA’s top water scientist says California only has about one year’s worth of water left in storage, and its groundwater – often used as a backup for reservoirs and other reserves – is rapidly depleting. He suggests immediately rationing water. California just had

Neil de Grasse Tyson Shares The Most Important Fact Of Our Lives

You and I, much like our planet and even our sun, are made of atoms created in “molecular clouds” also know as “stellar nurseries.” These clouds  make up less than 1% of our galaxy, yet are the  most dense and most productive regions within the

The dirty secret “renewable” companies keep quiet about

It isn’t something often mentioned, but it still threatens to tear the “green” label off of most available renewable energy sources. The reality of 99% of “green energy,” from solar panels to wind turbines, is that it requires rare earth elements. Although progress is

What’s Going On With The Antarctic Ice?

The story is similar to what I wrote about the relative ice growth and loss in 2013: Antarctic ice is growing while Arctic ice is lost… the end result is then, probably not very shocking to anyone paying much attention, that we are overall

Volcanoes Do Not Form How You Think They Do

The classic theory about how volcanic eruptions occur has been essentially disproven. The dominant theory of the last quarter century asserts that “mantle plumes,” driven by the heat of the molten core, shoot up into the world and create new volcanic eruptions. A joint research

Teenage Girl Invents A Way To Clean Water & Make Electricity

Titled “H2Pro”, Cynthia Sin Naga Lam’s ingenious invention should create a more than affordable method for millions to gain access to clean water and electricity. Her submission to Google’s Science Fair competition lays out the project, which first originated from her interest in photocatalytic processes