Objective Reality May Not Exist, Scientists Say

Objective Reality May Not Exist, Scientists Say

One of the biggest mysteries in quantum mechanics is whether physical reality exists independent of its observer. New research from Brazil provides strong evidence that there might be mutually exclusive, yet complementary physical realities in the quantum realm. Future research on the great quantum debate might give us super-disruptive quantum technologies—and probably startling answers to … Read more

Wonder at the stars, hike and get close to wildlife at Summer in the Park | Sunday Stories

Wonder at the stars, hike and get close to wildlife at Summer in the Park |  Sunday Stories

Contributed KINGSPORT — Summer in the Park offers family-friendly, hands-on outdoor discovery activities each week at Warriors’ Path State Park. During the week of June 27, families can wonder at the stars, hike day and night, create habitats, get close to wildlife, and much more — and it’s all free. Highlights are included in Sunday … Read more

Scientists Spot Trippy Waves Rippling Across Earth’s Outer Core

Scientists Spot Trippy Waves Rippling Across Earth’s Outer Core

MARK GARLICK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYGetty Images Scientists have discovered a series of strange magnetic waves that roll across the surface of Earth’s outer core. These waves occur periodically—about once every seven years—and are thought to be generated by changes in flow of the core’s molten material. Learning about these strange features could help researchers better understand … Read more

Does Life Exist on Exoplanets?

Does Life Exist on Exoplanets?

Humans are looking for life in our solar system, and also among more than 5,000 exoplanets. With radio telescopes, scientists hope to find technosignatures of intelligent aliens. Our own planet harbors alien-like life forms that thrive in strange conditions. Hello everyone. When I was about 10 years old, I picked up a book about terraforming … Read more