Science and U: Space Hurricane Observed for the First Time

In this segment of Science and U, Dr. Weiping Yu comments on the news that a ‘space hurricane’ that rained electrons has been observed for the first time. What is this space hurricane? Join Dr. Yu as he offers his insight on this astonishing discovery. The renowned physicist also comments on the news of water […]

Science and U: Challenging Quantum Physics

Dr. Weiping Yu returns with another fascinating segment of Science and U. Dr. Yu and David Gornoski look back at the scientific landmarks in 2020. Dr. Yu notes the amazing feat of Hayabusa2 in bringing back asteroid samples and showing the difference between comets and meteorites. The physicist also comments on the claim, according to […]

Dr. Weiping Yu on OSIRIS-REX’s Asteroid Samples, Light Sails Unlocking Interstellar Travel

Dr. Weiping Yu returns for another exciting segment of Science and U. The physicist comments on the news that NASA’s OSIRIS-REX spacecraft has touched the surface of an asteroid on Tuesday to gather a sample of rocks and dirt. What can we expect from the rubble that OSIRIS-REX is bringing home? What’s the difference, from […]