New Radioactivity Measurement Could Boost Precision of Dark Matter Experiments

A concentration of one part per billion is like a pinch of salt in 10 tons of potato chips—and scientists can now find radioactive particles at concentrations millions of times smaller. In the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, researchers describe successfully detecting radioactive uranium and thorium hiding among something like a million billion other atoms.…

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Democrats demand Barr, Sessions testify on Apple data subpoenas

The top two Senate Democrats on Friday called for multiple investigations into the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) decisions in 2017 and 2018 to issue subpoenas seeking metadata records of House Intelligence Committee members as the Trump administration pursued leak investigations.Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerBiden seeks to unite allies on China Manchin insists he supports…

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GOP Rep. Gohmert Grills FBI Director For Not Calling Jan. 6 ‘Basically Peaceful’

Topline Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Thursday questioned why Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray has not characterized the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol as “basically peaceful,” the latest instance of a House Republican seeking to downplay the attack. WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 28: Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) questions Attorney General William Barr…

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