Physical Science

Crowd-Funded Space Telescope

Crowd-Funded Space Telescope

Sentinel mission orbit (Credit: B612) NASA is currently spending only 5 million dollars a year looking for huge earth crossing asteroids. Thankfully so far none has been found, however very little effort has been done to locate many of the ...

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Thorium Clock Will be the Most Accurate Ever

Thorium Clock Will be the Most Accurate Ever

Research scientist Corey Campbell and graduate research assistant Alex Radnaev make adjustments to optimize the overlap of laser beams used to cool trapped atoms. The work is part of a Georgia Tech research project aimed at developing an ultra-precise nuclear ...

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A New Water World Discovered

A New Water World Discovered

GJ1214b, shown in this artist’s view (Credit: NASA/ESA and D. Aguilar) Scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope discovered a new class of planet outside the solar system. The planet, composed almost entirely of water, is larger than earth but smaller ...

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