Antimatter gravity could explain Universe's expansion
Could the Big Bang have been a quick conversion of antimatter into matter?
Physicists find that an ultrahigh-energy proton looks like a black disk
Light control technique could lead to tunable lighting and displays
The next computer: your genes
Linear accelerator mimics incredibly energetic particles hitting atmosphere
(Phys.org) —In a SLAC test facility, scientists have set the stage for an experiment that mimics what happens when incredibly energetic particles hit our atmosphere. The players include the lab's historic ...
Scientists find a practical test for string theory
(Phys.org) —Scientists at Towson University in Towson, Maryland, have identified a practical, yet overlooked, test of string theory based on the motions of planets, moons and asteroids, reminiscent of Galileo's ...
Magnetic sensors can measure distances between vehicles
Four reasons why the quantum vacuum may explain dark matter
Swimming upstream: Flux flow reverses for lattice bosons in a magnetic field
Shrinking device makes objects appear smaller than they are
Physicists demonstrate conditions for laser-driven fusion
The challenge of the modern scientist is to avoid career suicide
Perhaps an Albert Einstein, staring intently at a blackboard covered in incomprehensible equations, or of Alexander Fleming, hunched over the laboratory bench poring over a Petri dish? ...