Physics

We Have Ignition! Fusion Breakthrough Raises Hopes — and Questions

For the first time ever, physicists have set off a controlled nuclear fusion reaction that released more energy than what…

2 months ago

The Technique for Detecting Meteors Could be Used to Find Dark Matter Particles Entering the Atmosphere

Researchers from Ohio State University have come up with a novel method to detect dark matter, based on existing meteor-detecting…

2 months ago

Nature’s Ultra-Rare Isotopes Can’t Hide from this New Particle Accelerator

A new particle accelerator at Michigan State University is producing long-awaited results. It's called the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams,…

2 months ago

IceCube Senses Neutrinos Streaming From an Active Galaxy 47 Million Light-Years Away

Researchers using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory have detected neutrinos emanating from the energetic core of an active galaxy millions of…

3 months ago

Pulsars are Blasting out Cosmic Rays With a Million Billion Electronvolts

A new study has confirmed that the most powerful cosmic rays in the Universe are the resulted of shock waves…

5 months ago

LHC Scientists Find Three Exotic Particles — and Start Hunting for More

Physicists say they've found evidence in data from Europe's Large Hadron Collider for three never-before-seen combinations of quarks, just as…

7 months ago

The Dream of Faster-than-Light (FTL) Travel: Dr. Harold “Sonny” White and Limitless Space

Dr. Harold "Sonny" White and the Limited Space Institute continue to pursue the dream of the Alcubierre Warp Drive, which…

8 months ago

Why Believing in the Multiverse Isn’t Madness

What is the multiverse? The idea that the universe we inhabit is just one of many parallel universes gets a…

9 months ago

Large Hadron Collider Restarts, Shooting Protons at Record Energy Levels

Europe's Large Hadron Collider has started up its proton beams again at unprecedented energy levels after going through a three-year…

9 months ago

Weird! Measurement of W Boson Doesn’t Match Standard Model of Physics

A decade ago, physicists wondered whether the discovery of the Higgs boson at Europe’s Large Hadron Collider would point to…

10 months ago