In depthAll the amazing gadgets and gear in our digital lives can be traced back to a physicist somewhere in a lab.
We show you how Newton's laws of physics not only control our world, but also that of some angry flightless birds who want revenge on some thieving pigs.
CERN Engineers have smashed together proton beams in the 27km-long tunnel of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) for the very first time.
Rockstar Games has released the first stunning trailer on its forthcoming cowboy-themed epic, Red Dead Redemption, claiming that the next game is the biggest deal since Grand Theft Auto IV.
In an effort to explore the boundary between thermodynamics and quantum mechanics, a team from the UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy has created the world's smallest incandescent lamp.
In spite of Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang's comment about 'pulling a Tom Cruise' while standing on tip-toes, it was Jeff Han who managed the most convincing impression of the diddy scientologist and stole the show at the opening keynote speech of Nvision 08.
Most games have made use of some form of physics to help simulate their world, whether it's as simple as controlling Mario's jumping, or creating a full sandbox environment like Garry's Mod. It's the latter we usually think of when talking about physics in games, but ironically, we only notice it because historically it's been so damn bad – or if not bad, at least deeply unrealistic.
Games industry campaign group "Games Up?" has spoken out against British university games design courses, criticising the presence of 81 such degrees, with only four accredited by monitoring government body Skillset.
It hasn't taken long for some of Nvidia's recent acquisitions to bear fruit. Just a few months ago the company got its hands on trailblazing games physics company Ageia. Now it appears the PhysX engine is already running on Nvidia graphics cards