Simple theory may explain dark matter
Most of the matter in the universe may be made out of particles that possess an unusual, donut-shaped electromagnetic field called an anapole.
Tall water waves behave unexpectedly
Tiny heat engine may be world's smallest
LHCb experiment observes two new baryon particles never seen before
(Phys.org) —Today the collaboration for the LHCb experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider announced the discovery of two new particles in the baryon family. The particles, known as the Xi_b'- and Xi_b*- ...
Scientists develop new way to decipher hidden messages in symbols
Research group figures out a way to film a laser in normal air bouncing off mirrors (w/ Video)
New microscope collects dynamic images of the molecules that animate life
Over the last decade, powerful new microscopes have dramatically sharpened biologists' focus on the molecules that animate and propel life. Now, a new imaging platform developed by Eric Betzig and colleagues ...
Physicist Proposes Solution to Arrow-of-Time Paradox
Einstein equations indicate possibility of black hole formation at the LHC
Scientists examine possibility of a phonon laser, or 'phaser'
Accidental discovery dramatically improves electrical conductivity
Quite by accident, Washington State University researchers have achieved a 400-fold increase in the electrical conductivity of a crystal simply by exposing it to light. The effect, which lasted for days after ...
Engineering discovery brings invisibility closer to reality
Since the beginning of recorded time, humans have used materials found in nature to improve their lot. Since the turn of this century, scientists have studied metamaterials, artificial materials engineered ...
Particle detector finds hints of dark matter in space
Researchers at MIT's Laboratory for Nuclear Science have released new measurements that promise to shed light on the origin of dark matter.
Pentagon-backed 'time cloak' stops the clock (Update)
Pentagon-supported physicists on Wednesday said they had devised a "time cloak" that briefly makes an event undetectable.