Researcher advances a new model for a cosmological enigma—dark matter
Astrophysicists believe that about 80 percent of the substance of our universe is made up of mysterious "dark matter" that can't be perceived by human senses or scientific instruments.
Human hearing beats the Fourier uncertainty principle
Do we live in a 2-D hologram? New Fermilab experiment will test the nature of the universe
A unique experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer has started collecting data that will answer some mind-bending questions about our universe ...
Cosmologists probe beyond the Big Bang
A long tradition of cosmology research in Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences has given birth to a vigorous effort by a new generation of cosmologists to understand the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), the thermal radiation ...
Could 'Higgsogenesis' explain dark matter?
Quark asymmetries hint at physics beyond the Standard Model
Scientists propose quantum wells as high-power, easy-to-make energy harvesters
Variables of nature
Within physics there are certain physical quantities that play a central role. These are things such as the mass of an electron, or the speed of light, or the universal constant of gravity. We aren't sure ...