Third Law Of Thermodynamics Gets Proof

Two quantum physics professors have developed a proof of the third law of thermodynamics. As well as being academically satisfying, it could help make quantum computing more viable. The wording of the third law varies, but a common version is “The entropy of a perfect crystal at absolute zero is exactly equal to zero.” That has a variety of practical effects, […]

Schoolboy Spots NASA Data Error

NASA has thanked a teenage student who noticed an error in International Space Station data. It’s a unexpected benefit of a schools research program. The TimPix project involves schools getting access to radiation data collected from Timepix detectors on the ISS, with the name also being a nod to it having been collected during ESA […]