Physics

What are Leptons?

According to the Standard Model of Particle Physics, all matter is composed is hadrons (which are made up of elementary…

5 years ago

What is the Speed of Light?

Since the late 17th century, scientists have been attempting to measure the speed of light, with increasingly accurate results

5 years ago

Is A New Particle About To Be Announced?

The unexplained results from two separate experiments at the Large Hadron Collider point to the possible discovery of a new…

6 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 405: Method Not Found

Last week we talked about knowledge, what we do and don’t know. This week we talk about questions which are…

6 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 404: What We Know, What We Don’t Know and What We Can’t Know

There the things we know, the things we don't know, and the things we can't know. How do we know…

6 years ago

If You’re Going to Fall Into a Black Hole, Make Sure It’s Rotating

It's no secret that black holes are objects to be avoided, were you to plot yourself a trip across the…

6 years ago

What Are Alien Megastructures?

Did scientists find a giant alien structure around KIC 8462852? Probably not, but if they did, what would these structures…

6 years ago

What Are The Uses Of Electromagnets?

Electromagnets, which rely on electrical current to generate magnetic fields, are used to powering everything from medical equipment to consumer…

6 years ago

Big Bang Theory: Evolution of Our Universe

The Big Bang Theory explains how the Universe has evolved over last 13.8 billion years, starting from a singularity to…

6 years ago

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…

6 years ago