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# physics - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Physicists may have to rethink how universe works after ‘tantalising’ results
# Weird Science
# Weird Science

Physicists may have to rethink how universe works after ‘tantalising’ results

Apr 8th 2021, 7:50 AM 58,707 Views 48 Comments

Tiny particles called muons are not quite doing what is expected of them in two different long-running experiments.

# physics - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Dáil to be told there's a 'real crisis' with physics and Irish teacher numbers
# Let's Get Physics-al
# Let's Get Physics-al

Dáil to be told there's a 'real crisis' with physics and Irish teacher numbers

Jan 24th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,087 Views 62 Comments

A Fianna Fáil motion will go before the Dáil tonight.

# physics - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Carlo Rovelli: 'Time does not exist'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Carlo Rovelli: 'Time does not exist'

Jul 1st 2017, 8:00 PM 14,094 Views 48 Comments

In his latest book, Reality Is Not What It Seems, bestselling author Carlo Rovelli shows how our understanding of reality has changed throughout the centuries.

# physics - Monday 14 November, 2016

What is the theory of relativity all about?
# Einstein
# Einstein

What is the theory of relativity all about?

Nov 14th 2016, 3:20 PM 1,831 Views 62 Comments

This is the century-old theory that has given us concepts like black holes and the big bang, writes Dr Cormac O’Raifeartaigh.

# physics - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

That time the Nobel physics prize was accidentally given to the wrong person
# Easy Mistake To Make
# Easy Mistake To Make

That time the Nobel physics prize was accidentally given to the wrong person

Oct 6th 2015, 9:15 PM 20,542 Views 16 Comments

Right name, wrong man.

# physics - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Ed Sheeran popped up on the Leaving Cert yesterday and people couldn't handle it
# Let's Get Physical
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Get Physical

Ed Sheeran popped up on the Leaving Cert yesterday and people couldn't handle it

Jun 16th 2015, 10:13 AM 5,484 Views 1 Comment

You can’t get away from him and his soundness.

# physics - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ireland must join CERN – for our economy and our future
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ireland must join CERN – for our economy and our future

Apr 10th 2015, 6:00 PM 164 Views 51 Comments

With CERN membership, Ireland’s brightest minds would be able to work on some of the most advanced projects in the world.

# physics - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Watch a teacher take an axe to the crotch in physics demo gone terribly wrong
# Testicle Physics
From The Daily Edge
# Testicle Physics

Watch a teacher take an axe to the crotch in physics demo gone terribly wrong

Apr 1st 2015, 8:15 PM 4,829 Views 1 Comment

No gore. Just a LOT of sore.

# physics - Friday 24 October, 2014

Stephen Hawking wrote his first Facebook post, and it's brilliant
# Infinite Like
# Infinite Like

Stephen Hawking wrote his first Facebook post, and it's brilliant

Oct 24th 2014, 10:43 PM 59,669 Views 39 Comments

The brunch selfies are next…

# physics - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp
# Inventions
# Inventions

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp

Oct 7th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,247 Views 13 Comments

The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.

# physics - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects?

Aug 14th 2014, 9:05 AM 13,318 Views 69 Comments

And would it help stem the skills shortages in the tech and sciences industry?

# physics - Sunday 25 May, 2014

8 hypnotic GIFs of chemical reactions with everyday objects
# Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Whoa

8 hypnotic GIFs of chemical reactions with everyday objects

May 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 20,473 Views 14 Comments

Just *try* and stop watching. Try.

# physics - Monday 28 April, 2014

Forget your glasses today? This video will show you how to see without them
# Sight For Sore Eyes
From The Daily Edge
# Sight For Sore Eyes

Forget your glasses today? This video will show you how to see without them

Apr 28th 2014, 11:30 AM 2,978 Views 4 Comments

SCIENCE, BITCH.

# physics - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

This simple experiment involving a balloon and a car will blow your mind
# Ballooney
From The Daily Edge
# Ballooney

This simple experiment involving a balloon and a car will blow your mind

Apr 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 5,051 Views 4 Comments

It’s science, bitch.

# physics - Monday 14 April, 2014

New Leaving Cert science course poses risk to "high standards" of education
# Reform
# Reform

New Leaving Cert science course poses risk to "high standards" of education

Apr 14th 2014, 10:31 AM 9,734 Views 29 Comments

It could also hamper Ireland’s chances of attracting foreign direct investment, experts say.

# physics - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Column: What does this week’s major physics breakthrough actually mean?
# Big Bang
# Big Bang

Column: What does this week’s major physics breakthrough actually mean?

Mar 20th 2014, 1:00 PM 47 Views 83 Comments

A new discovery has shed light on the beginning of the universe itself and will help us to understand how gravitational extremes like black holes work, writes Conor Farrell.

# physics - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

The moment a scientist is told he made a major physics breakthrough
# Cosmic Inflation
# Cosmic Inflation

The moment a scientist is told he made a major physics breakthrough

Mar 18th 2014, 3:00 PM 18,391 Views 41 Comments

Good work, Andrei Linde.

# physics - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Bonus points for Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths should be introduced, says TD
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Bonus points for Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths should be introduced, says TD

Nov 26th 2013, 8:16 PM 7,758 Views 62 Comments

Limerick TD Patrick O’Donovan said if we cannot encourage people to study these subjects at higher level, we will have a serious problem in filling the places on third level courses.

# physics - Friday 8 November, 2013

Harlem Globetrotters visit teacher who went viral with basketball trick
# Ball So Hard
From The Daily Edge
# Ball So Hard

Harlem Globetrotters visit teacher who went viral with basketball trick

Nov 8th 2013, 9:04 AM 5,636 Views 0 Comments

Mr Hovan was filmed spinning a basketball on his pen while marking papers.

# physics - Thursday 7 November, 2013

University physicists explain how men can prevent urinal splashback
# Whizz Kids
From The Daily Edge
# Whizz Kids

University physicists explain how men can prevent urinal splashback

Nov 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,689 Views 1 Comment

It’s the problem all men face at some point.

# physics - Monday 29 July, 2013

Did you know you're attracted to everyone on the DART?
# Phwoar
From The Daily Edge
# Phwoar

Did you know you're attracted to everyone on the DART?

Jul 29th 2013, 6:30 AM 20,259 Views 27 Comments

Well, everyone in your carriage anyway…

# physics - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

NUI Galway’s School of Physics recognised for commitment to gender equality
# Juno Project
# Juno Project

NUI Galway’s School of Physics recognised for commitment to gender equality

Jul 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,670 Views 28 Comments

Women are under-represented in physical science at every level – but NUI Galway is trying to change this.

# physics - Friday 12 April, 2013

8 reasons to love Stephen Hawking even more
# Like A Boss
From The Daily Edge
# Like A Boss

8 reasons to love Stephen Hawking even more

Apr 12th 2013, 10:45 AM 29,390 Views 49 Comments

He’s been saying clever things about smart stuff again.

# physics - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Stephen Hawking: We must explore space to ensure human survival
# Space Exploration
# Space Exploration

Stephen Hawking: We must explore space to ensure human survival

Apr 11th 2013, 8:10 AM 8,125 Views 37 Comments

The world’s leading physicist says our existence depends on finding a new planet to live on. No pressure, then.

# physics - Thursday 14 March, 2013

CERN scientists: Yep, we're fairly sure we've found the Higgs boson

CERN scientists: Yep, we're fairly sure we've found the Higgs boson

Mar 14th 2013, 12:06 PM 11,132 Views 72 Comments

“The preliminary results… are magnificent,” one CERN physicist said.

# physics - Friday 1 February, 2013

Column: Criminal justice policy should be shaped by our heads, not our hearts
# Column
# Column

Column: Criminal justice policy should be shaped by our heads, not our hearts

Feb 1st 2013, 1:00 PM 485 Views 50 Comments

While outrage is understandably high when particularly heinous crimes are committed, we are doing victims no service by letting emotions rule out rational debate on how to reform the justice system, writes Alan Greene.

# physics - Friday 30 November, 2012

NASA: Closest planet to sun, Mercury, harbours ice
# Space
# Space

NASA: Closest planet to sun, Mercury, harbours ice

Nov 30th 2012, 1:50 PM 6,794 Views 21 Comments

Scientists have confirmed a vast amount of ice at the north pole at the planet’s north pole – despite its proximity to the sun.

# physics - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Squeaky bum time! Here’s a secondary school science test
# Science Test
From The Daily Edge
# Science Test

Squeaky bum time! Here’s a secondary school science test

Nov 18th 2012, 9:15 AM 20,868 Views 33 Comments

Happy Science Week! Now light that bunsen burner and let’s get going…

# physics - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

VIDEO: Rubberbandits use dubstep to explain physics
# Science Week 2012
From The Daily Edge
# Science Week 2012

VIDEO: Rubberbandits use dubstep to explain physics

Nov 7th 2012, 12:15 PM 1,690 Views 0 Comments

Keep a special eye out for the dancing at 01.12.

# physics - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth

Oct 11th 2012, 9:29 PM 13,667 Views 59 Comments

The planet is made up mainly of graphite and diamond and was spotted zooming around a nearby star.

# physics - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 9th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,790 Views 6 Comments

“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.

# physics - Monday 30 July, 2012

Climate change sceptic 'converted' by own research
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Climate change sceptic 'converted' by own research

Jul 30th 2012, 12:55 PM 5,031 Views 34 Comments

Richard A Muller founded a research project into the rise in earth surface temperature… and the findings surprised even him.

# physics - Sunday 22 July, 2012

The 10 most important numbers in the world
# Costants
# Costants

The 10 most important numbers in the world

Jul 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 22,149 Views 62 Comments

Avogadro, Planck, Boltzmann… the whole gang is here.

# physics - Thursday 5 July, 2012

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson
# Lost A Bet
# Lost A Bet

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson

Jul 5th 2012, 10:42 PM 11,761 Views 27 Comments

The theoretical physicist had a $100 bet with another scientist that the Higgs would never be found.

# physics - Monday 2 July, 2012

US atom-smasher 'strongly' hints at finding Higgs boson
# Discovery
# Discovery

US atom-smasher 'strongly' hints at finding Higgs boson

Jul 2nd 2012, 10:05 PM 12,045 Views 52 Comments

If it’s true it will be one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the past one hundred years.

# physics - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Is CERN about to announce some big news about the Higgs boson?
# God Particle
# God Particle

Is CERN about to announce some big news about the Higgs boson?

Jun 30th 2012, 5:10 PM 11,101 Views 40 Comments

CERN is to announce its latest results on the search for the ‘god particle’ this week. Could they have found it?

# physics - Saturday 23 June, 2012

TV, air travel and underpants: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

TV, air travel and underpants: the week in numbers

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:30 PM 5,374 Views 3 Comments

Plus – how TDs are fast becoming an endangered species, and how much Hollywood’s leading ladies can command per film.

# physics - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Spanish physicists reckon time is (literally) going to grind to a halt
# Act Fast
# Act Fast

Spanish physicists reckon time is (literally) going to grind to a halt

Jun 19th 2012, 2:00 PM 8,293 Views 45 Comments

Three Spanish academics have come with an alternative theory of time – one which suggests we will eventually be frozen in time forever.

# physics - Friday 8 June, 2012

CERN admits: Einstein was right - neutrinos don't travel faster than light
# Panic Over
# Panic Over

CERN admits: Einstein was right - neutrinos don't travel faster than light

Jun 8th 2012, 9:02 AM 5,371 Views 28 Comments

Yep – it was faulty equipment all along…

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