News tagged with asymmetry

CP violation or new physics?

(—Over the past few years, multiple neutrino experiments have detected hints for leptonic charge parity (CP) violation—a finding that could help explain why the universe is made of matter and not antimatter. ...

dateJul 25, 2016 in General Physics feature
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Sun's dark matter trap

The Sun could be the best place to look for dark matter - the invisible ‘stuff’ that is thought to make up about 83% of the matter in the Universe.

dateJul 13, 2010 in General Physics
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A revolution in knot theory

In the 19th century, Lord Kelvin made the inspired guess that elements are knots in the "ether". Hydrogen would be one kind of knot, oxygen a different kind of knot---and so forth throughout the periodic table of elements. ...

dateNov 10, 2011 in Mathematics
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