plasma physics

  • Astronomers Find Evidence Of A Ninth Planet

    Astronomers Find Evidence Of A Ninth Planet

    Two astronomers at Caltech have found evidence that indicates the presence of a ninth planet in our solar system. If confirmed, it would transform the model of our solar system as we know it. While the proposed planet has yet to be directly imaged, its gravitational influence on other known objects has allowed astronomers to detect its presence and determine its characteristics. Read More

  • German researchers debunk ball lightning myth

    The existence of ball lightnings as atmospheric phenomena is still a controversial topic among meteorologists, with many scientists even calling them a hoax. Now plasma physicists from Humboldt University in Berlin seem to have developed a way to artificially create these objects in a laboratory environment. The main findings: Ball lightnings are very simple phenomena and, contrary to… Read More