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Moving Microscopy Beyond the Resolution Limit – A Spiritual Insight

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Watch Video here A recently published paper in the Journal Optica a Polish-Israeli team from the Faculty of Physics of the University of Warsaw and the Weizmann Institute of Science have reported a new method of microscopy. The paper presents a method of fluorescent microscopy that in theory has no resolution limit. The researchers demonstrated a fourfold improvement in...

Tunable Free-electron X-ray Radiation from van der Waals Materials – A Spiritual Insight

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In a recent publication in the journal of Nature Photonics, researchers have developed a technology that allows for X-ray emission from free electrons impinging on a van der Waals material. This new finding may enable more precise radiation sources that could lead to breakthroughs in medical imaging and other areas. The current X-ray emission technology is large, expensive,...

Radical Discovery Suggests The Solar System Has Two Planes of Orbital Alignment – A Spiritual Insight

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Recently scientists have observed the orbital path of the planets in our solar system more-or-less circle the sun where they are aligned on a flat plane at the equator of the Sun. This is called the ecliptic plane and it is thought the reason the planets are aligned in this way is due to the way the solar...

Cosmic X-Rays Reveal a Distinctive Signature of Black Hole Event Horizons – A Spiritual Insight

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Watch Video Here Recently, astrophysicists have discovered a distinct signature of black hole event horizons which differentiates the object in space from neutron stars.  Neutron stars are comparable to black holes in mass and size but are confined by a hard surface. The researchers are an international team from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India, the Max Planck Institute...

Physicists have a Massive Problem as Higgs Boson Refuses to Misbehave – A Spiritual Insight

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Watch Video Here One of the fundamental particles in physics is known as the Higgs Boson, a subatomic particle whose existence is predicted by the theory which unified the weak and electromagnetic interactions. The Higgs boson is an elementary particle in the Standard Model of particle physics, produced by the quantum excitation of the Higgs field, one of the fields...

Is Our Solar System Shaped like a Deflated Croissant? – A Spiritual Insight

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Watch Video Here A recently updated model of our solar system, the shape of the bubble of influence, the heliosphere, suggests its shape is in the form of a croissant.  Our solar system is protected by a stream of charged particles that comes from the sun. It has been traditionally believed that the heliosphere has a rounded leading edge where...

Unusual Sound Waves in Solids Induced Using Laser Pulses – A Spiritual Insight

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Watch Video Here Alexander Bell invented the photophone and considered this "the greatest invention he had ever made, greater than the telephone." Although the photophone was not commercially viable, it did demonstrate that one could use light to transmit sound. This invention is therefore considered to be the forerunner of fibre optics and wireless communications. Physicists today working with ultrashort...

Scientists Reverse Engineer Cellular Mechano-Chemical Feedback System – A Spiritual Insight

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Epithelial cells are a type of cell that lines the surfaces of your body. They are found on your skin, blood vessels, urinary tract, and organs. For example, the epithelial cell in urine test looks at urine under a microscope to see if the number of your epithelial cells is in the normal range,  and abnormal range can indicate...

Discovery by Nuclear Physicists Challenges the Way We Understand Forces in the Universe – A Spiritual Insight

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Scientists have recently discovered the symmetry that is believed to exist at the core of atoms is not as fundamental as once thought.  The breakthrough that was achieved revealed how forces work within the nucleus of atoms. The discovery was published in the journal Nature . The research was conducted by exposing an atomic nucleus to x-ray pulses and...

Scientists Reveal a Lost Eight Billion Light Years of Universe Evolution – A Spiritual Insight

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Recently published work in the Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, researchers report how they used the astrophysical gravitational-wave background to constrain the population properties of binary black holes. The authors note that the definition of “background” is really detector dependent; as gravitational-wave detectors become more sensitive, a greater fraction of binary mergers will be clearly resolved, and...

Physicists Observe Branched Flow of Light – A Spiritual Insight

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Recently researchers have observed and reported on the phenomenon of optical branched flow in liquid soap films. Physicists from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and the University of Central Florida learned when waves propagate through a weak disordered potential with a correlation length larger than the wavelength of the laser, they form channels (branches) of enhanced intensity known as...

Improved Advanced Energy Storage Using New Nano-Engineering Strategy – A Spiritual Insight

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Due to the increase in sources for renewable energy there is an ever increasing need for advanced stationary energy storage technology that is capable of both large scale production and high energy density (capacity). The current state of the art for energy storage is to use lithium-ion batteries which are a type of rechargeable battery. Lithium-ion batteries are commonly...

Microbiologists Discover Bacteria That Feed on Metal – A Spiritual Insight

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Caltech microbiologists have found a bacteria that feeds upon manganese and uses the metal as a source of calories. Researchers have proposed such bacteria should exist over 100 years ago. None had been found until now. The research paper describes how these bacteria are able to utilize manganese to convert CO2 into biomass, a process called chemosynthesis. Essentially,...

Theorists Calculate Upper Limit for Possible Quantization of Time – A Spiritual Insight

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The idea being put forward here is that if time may be described by a fundamental process as opposed to simply a coordinate, it may be demonstrated mathematically that time interacts with any physical system that evolves with time. Three theoretical physicists at the Pennsylvania State University have recently published a paper where they calculate the upper limit...

Monstrous ‘Blobs’ near the Earth’s Core – A Spiritual Insight

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The Earth is covered by sensors (seismometers) that have been put in place to measure seismic activity around the world. When an earthquake occurs, the seismic waves propagate through the planet from one side to the other. Scientists have known when an earthquake happens on the other side of the Earth its vibrations can be measured. Thirty years of...

Study Shows Optical Fields can modify Electrons in Metal – A Spiritual Insight

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Watch Video Here A research paper recently published in Nature Communications (2020) by the Department of Physics and Astronomy from the University of Pittsburgh has reported how applying intense optical fields to electrons in metals can change how electrons flow between ions. The paper details how multiple optical pulses in the range of 10-14 seconds applied to a Cu(111)...

Ancient Asteroid Impacts Created the Ingredients of Life on Earth and Mars – A Spiritual Insight

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A new study was published in the Journal of Scientific Reports which studied the reaction on impact induced amino acid formation. The belief is asteroid impact sites in the ocean may possess a crucial link in explaining the formation of the essential molecules for life here on Earth. The researchers manufactured a single state propellant gun to simulate...

The Electric Currents around Mars are Fundamental to Atmospheric Loss – A Spiritual Insight

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In a recent publication, researchers used five years of magnetic field measurements from the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) orbiter to empirically map the electric currents surrounding the Martian world. The researchers are looking at how solar wind powers the atmospheric loss. What was discovered was the coupling of the ionosphere and the bow shock asymmetries between...

Scientists Break the Link between a Quantum Material’s Spin and Orbital States – A Spiritual Insight

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The electron (e-) is a subatomic particle, whose electric charge is (-1). Electrons are generally thought to be elementary particles because they have no known components or substructure. The electron has a mass that is approximately 1/1836-th that of the proton. Quantum mechanical properties of the electron include an intrinsic angular momentum (spin) of a half-integer value (½), expressed...

Materials Differentiate between the Past and the Future and Time-Reversal Symmetry – A Spiritual Insight

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For man, the past and the future are not symmetric. What this means is what happened yesterday will not happen tomorrow, there will be two different and independent set of events that occur when comparing the past to the future in our day to day lives. As a consequence of this, time is not reversible. In physics however, this...

Microwave Quantum Illumination – A Quantum Radar Prototype – A Spiritual Insight

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Physicists at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) have developed a new prototype radar that uses quantum entanglement as a method of object detection. This technique uses “Quantum Illumination” by entangling “signal idler” photon pairs used to boost the detection efficiency of low reflectivity objects in environments with bright thermal noise. The use for such technology...

Scientists Create a Prototype ‘Air Plasma’ Engine That Works Without Fossil Fuels – A Spiritual Insight

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Watch Video Here Recently, researchers published in the Journal AIP Advances a new concept engine for aircraft that runs without using fossil fuels.The prototype engine was able to propel itself without the use of fossil fuels suggesting the future possibility of carbon-neutral air travel. The engine compresses air and ionizes it using microwave radiation generating a plasma that provides...

Super Conductivity: It is Hydrogen’s fault! – A Spiritual Insight

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Remember a while back in a previous Science and Spirituality Article and Video we talked about a Nickelate Superconductor which was touted as a new high temperature superconductor material researchers were studying? The idea is this newly discovered type of superconductor was manufactured from a special class of nickelates which can conduct electric current without any resistance, even...

Constraining Quantum Gravity and String Theory – A Spiritual Insight

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Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 and lived until April 18, 1955. He was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics alongside quantum mechanics. His work was known for its influence on the philosophy of science and he is best known to the general public for...

Quantum Computing Breakthrough: First Sighting of Mysterious Majorana Fermion on Gold – A Spiritual Insight

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One of the challenges for quantum computing are the difficulty in the engineering design of the system due primarily to errors in data redundancy which is affected by noise, faults, and loss of quantum coherence. The problem is when a quantum computing system is constructed, and a program is executed, the state of the q-bits changes before a nontrivial...

Turning Cells into Computers with Protein Logic Gates – A Spiritual Insight

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Logic gates are the basic building blocks of any digital system. Logic gates are an electronic circuit having one or more than one input and only one output. The relationship between the input and the output is based on a certain Boolean logical operator. A logic gate is an idealized or physical electronic device implementing a Boolean function, a...

Modeling COVID-19, How Fast Does a Virus Spread? – A Spiritual Insight

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An important dynamical process in biology is the growth of organisms and populations of organisms (i.e.bacterial growth). When studying and modeling living systems, generally the first approach is to measure the Exponential Growth and Decay experimentally. Then the researcher develops a reaction rate equation that functions as a model of the growth process. In all species on Earth, reproduction...

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