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Science and U: A New Magnetic Phenomenon

[Video contains both hours. Skip past 45 minutes for hour 2.] Researchers have engineered electrically tunable graphene devices to study rare physics. A Hebrew University study has discovered a new magnetic phenomenon. Astronomers claim they’re one step closer to pinpointing gravitational waves from monster black holes. Join Dr. Weiping Yu as he comments on the […]

Science and U: Magnetic Storms on Mercury

The planet Mercury has magnetic storms, scientists claim. Join Dr. Weiping Yu, the show’s chief science advisor, as he unravels the mysteries of the universe and offers his insights on the latest news from the world of science. “The entire universe is driven by only one kind of particle,” Dr. Yu says. What is this […]

Science and U: Magnetism and Superconductors

The chief science advisor of A Neighbor’s Choice, physicist Dr. Weiping Yu, returns with another brand new segment of Science and U. An MIT study gives us new insights into the origins of the universe. The speed of sound on Mars is strangely different, new discovery says. Join Dr. Yu as he offers his insights […]

Science and U: New Solar Physics

A new type of high-frequency acoustic wave has been discovered on the Sun and it is defying expectations. What does this discovery mean? A new tentacle-like magnetic robot could navigate the lungs; how can it perform this task? Are there magnetic waves in the Earth’s core? Can galaxies exist without dark matter? Join physicist Dr. […]

Science and U: Earth’s Closest Black Hole Isn’t a Black Hole

[Video contains both hours. Skip past 45 minutes for the second hour.] A new discovery says the closest black hole to Earth isn’t a black hole at all! Join Dr. Weiping Yu for an exciting segment of Science and U where the physicist dismantles science myths and more. How do spiders fly and what can […]

Science and U: Seawater to Rice

[Video contains both hours. Skip past 45 minutes for the second hour.] Physicist Dr. Weiping Yu returns with a brand new segment of Science and U. Dr. Yu comments on the news of space junk crashing into the moon, the existence of black holes, China’s plan to feed millions of people with seawater rice, and […]

Science and U: What Is Light?

What do we make of Energy Vault’s plan to deploy gravity-based energy storage in China? Is it possible for physicists to manipulate magnetism with light? Can humans sense strangers during sleep? Join Dr. Weiping Yu as he comments on the latest science news in this refreshing segment of Science and U.

Science and U: Milky Way Mystery

[Video contains both hours. Skip past approx. 45 minutes for hour 2.] Dr. Weiping Yu returns with a brand new segment of Science and U. What is the mysterious object in space that is sending signals our way? What is this newly discovered mysterious structure at the heart of the milky way? Listen to the […]

Science and U: Havana Syndrome and Space Anemia

The chief science advisor of the show, Dr. Weiping Yu, returns to offer his analysis of the latest science stories. What is Havana syndrome and is it based on any scientific evidence? Have scientists discovered the cause of space anemia? Why is magnetic force a better explanation than the gravitational constant? Listen to the full […]

Science and U: Plasma Tubes Or Magnetic Field Lines?

Physicist Dr. Weiping Yu returned with some fresh analysis of news from the world of science. Are there giant plasma tubes floating above the Earth? What secrets does the universe have in store for us? What do we make of the latest discovery surrounding the milky way? Listen to the full segment to find out.