Dark Energy

Unsettling Theory Claims The Universe Is Actually Shrinking

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech

The Universe is expanding in all directions, all the time - and it has been doing so for about 13.8 billion years. And yet physicists are still unable...

Is Time Travel Possible?

Marcus Chown | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Tech
Marcus Chown

The surprising answer is: nobody knows. Physicists, despite trying for almost a century to rule it out, have so far failed. The known laws of physics do not forbid time travel. In fact, they appear to make it easy - at least in principle.

'Dark Matter Disc' Discovered Over The Equator, But It's Fine

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A disc of dark matter might have just been found hanging over the Equator of the Earth. But don't panic. The startling claim has been made by a sci...

Large Hadron Collider Scientists 'Turn To The Dark Side'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists are switching to the Dark Side as they prepare to ramp up the power at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). After capturing a species of Hig...

Discovery of the Fifth Dimension

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

The discovery of the fifth dimension changes everything we thought to know about our universe and opens a completely new window for our views on our existence, including the two questions "how" and "why".

World's Most Powerful Digital Camera Takes First Images

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK Tech

It’s taken eight years to build, boasts 570 megapixels and it’s hoped that it’ll help answer one of the greatest mysteries in science – why th...

CERN's Higgs Boson and its Quantum Background Field

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

All elementary particles that have been observed in Geneva at CERN are either fermions or bosons. Fermions build all known types of matter, bosons are either photons or W- and Z-bosons or gluons.

The Discovery of a Powerful Black Hole Hurricane

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

28.000 light years away from Earth, towards the center of our Milky Way, an unexpectedly mighty hurricane blows around a tiny black hole. It is the strongest wind ever observed by astronomers and a great surprise because these pushed off particles exceed the speed of 32 million k.p.h

Evolution Link to Quantum Physics, Dark Energy and Human Population

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

Eastern New Mexico University - Dr. Henryk Frystacki, interviewed by Dr. Michael Shaughnessy 1. Dr. Frystacki, you have just written a paper on your...

What Inflates the Universe? - A Reflection on the Nobel Prize 2011 for Physics

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011 honored revolutionary, completely unexpected observations of the inflation of our universe. The Award was divided: One...

A Bright Future for Dark Energy Physics

Anais Rassat | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech
Anais Rassat

The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded on Tuesday to Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt and Adam G. Riess for their leadership of the teams that discovered the apparent "accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae" in 1998.

The Nobel Prize for "nutty" Physics

Michael Brooks | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech
Michael Brooks

We don't yet know what dark energy is, or where it comes from. We can't tax it, we can't use it to bolster economic growth and it is not going to solve rising fuel prices or alleviate climate change. But sometimes knowledge is its own reward. Even if it is nutty-sounding.