particle

Shape-shifting neutrinos earn physicists the 2015 Nobel

What do Albert Einstein, Neils Bohr, Paul Dirac, and Marie Curie have in common? They each won the Nobel prize in…

7 years ago

What’s the Big Deal About the Pentaquark?

"Three quarks for Muster Mark!," wrote James Joyce in his labyrinthine fable, Finnegan's Wake. By now, you may have heard this quote -…

7 years ago

Why Can’t We See the Big Bang?

Since telescopes let us look back in time, shouldn't we be able to see all the way back to the…

8 years ago

Researchers May Have Finally Detected a Dark Matter Particle

Dark matter: it's invisible, it's elusive, it's controversial... and it's everywhere -- in the Universe, yes, but especially in the…

10 years ago

Tevatron Targets Higgs Mass

Today, researchers from Fermilab announced they have zeroed in further on the mass of the Higgs boson, the controversially-called "God…

10 years ago