Tag Archive for light

Physicists plan to make photons matter (and no, it’s not a Star Trek replicator)…

Professor Stephen Rose and his research team at Imperial College London have designed an experimental test of a 1934 model by Breit and Wheeler, which would provide empirical verification of the process’s ability to create matter from photons. UK discovery ‘starts race’ to turn light into matter (BBC News): Breit and Wheeler’s theoretical prediction […] that…

Mars lights up with speculation

This little light of mine… I’m gonna let it shine. NASA photo captures strange bright light coming out of Mars – Houston Chronicle. A NASA camera on Mars has captured what appears to be artificial light emanating outward from the planet’s surface. The photo, beamed millions of miles from Mars to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory…

Mystery of a scorched circle in Tasmania

Not much to go on here. Mysterious light blamed for circle of fire – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Early Saturday morning police and fire crews received calls from concerned residents in Carnegie Street at Claremont, who reported seeing a bright light igniting a fire in a nearby paddock. Tasmania Fire Service officer Scott Vinen…

Anticrepuscular rays span the sky

Really neat optical effect amazes onlookers. forgetomori » Spectacular Anticrepuscular Ray in Brazil. Forgetomori explains this anticrepuscular rays that span the entire sky and confuse us about where the sun actually IS. Many of us have seen crepuscular rays that converge on the sun. The “anti” part is indicative of the light showing opposite the sun. This…

A UFO explained. NOT a Chinese lantern (for a change).

The original news story… UFO investigation after chef spots mystery object hovering in sky | Dundee & Tayside STV. Adrian Musat, 40, of Pitlochry, Perthshire, saw the white light floating over Clunie Wood in Perthshire. He recorded the mysterious light, before sending the tape off to supernatural investigators, the British UFO Research Association (BUFORA).  Adrian…