We’re building a 1,300km-long underground science experiment to study the world’s...

In an abandoned gold mine close to Deadwood, South Dakota, construction has started on what is arguably the world’s largest science experiment. I’m part...

Physicists Are Running Out of Places to Look For Mysterious Dark...

Dark matter continues to be an itch particle physicists just can't scratch. Whatever is tugging at the Universe's more visible material, it just doesn't...

Physicists Are Running Out of Places to Look For Mysterious Dark...

Dark matter continues to be an itch particle physicists just can't scratch. Whatever is tugging at the Universe's more visible material, it just doesn't...

New confirmation of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity

Albert Einstein predicted that whenever light from a distant star passes by a closer object, gravity acts as a kind of magnifying lens, brightening...

How ice in clouds is born

Something almost magical happens when you put a tray full of sloshing, liquid water into a freezer and it comes out later as a...

Ultracold Atoms Look Like Fireworks In Never-Before-Seen Quantum Behavior

Researchers at the University of Chicago have discovered a new quantum behavior in ultracold atoms that surprisingly looks like mini fireworks.The team studies a...

Where did those electrons go?

The concept of "valence" - the ability of a particular atom to combine with other atoms by exchanging electrons - is one of the...

Physicists develop a device that could provide conclusive evidence for the...

What kinds of 'particles' are allowed by nature? The answer lies in the theory of quantum mechanics, which describes the microscopic world. In a bid...

A New Kind Of Quantum Computer

Quantum mechanics incorporates some very non-intuitive properties of matter. Quantum superposition, for example, allows an atom to be simultaneously in two different states with...

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