Relativity

10.20.14
Researcher finds a way to mimic curves in space-time
10.20.14

Researcher finds a way to mimic curves in space-time

Here on Earth, it's rather difficult to replicate curved space-time -- to get that kind of effect...

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11.04.13
Quantum data lock promises leak-proof security
11.04.13

Quantum data lock promises leak-proof security

Quantum cryptography is secure against intruders, since you can't intercept data in mid-flight wit...

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06.01.13
MIT's relativistic OpenRelativity toolkit now freely available
06.01.13

MIT's relativistic OpenRelativity toolkit now freely available

MIT Game Lab's OpenRelativity toolset, which powered its psychedelic first-person collection game/...

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11.09.12
'A Slower Speed of Light' is an open-source game on special relativity from MIT Game Lab
11.09.12

'A Slower Speed of Light' is an open-source game on special relativity from MIT Game Lab

The behavior of light may seem static and uninteresting (it's bright and fast, we get it), but ther...

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11.18.11
Faster-than-light neutrinos are back in the game
11.18.11

Faster-than-light neutrinos are back in the game

Back in September, CERN dropped the improbable news about its faster-than-light neutrinos, causin...

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10.17.11
Remember those faster-than-light neutrinos? Great, now forget 'em
10.17.11

Remember those faster-than-light neutrinos? Great, now forget 'em

A week ago the world went wild over CERN's tentative claim that it could make neutrinos travel fa...

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04.21.11
Universe expansion: dark energy's out, anti-gravity's in, matter and antimatter still can't get along
04.21.11

Universe expansion: dark energy's out, anti-gravity's in, matter and antimatter still can't get along

Dark energy, we barely knew you, but before we ever found out if you were, in fact, the invisible h...

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09.03.10
String theory finds an elegant use for itself with qubit entanglement and black holes
09.03.10

String theory finds an elegant use for itself with qubit entanglement and black holes

Sure, trying to wrap your head around string theory -- a study in particle physics that's trying to...

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