News tagged with asymmetry

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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H3+: The molecule that made the Universe

( -- In a study that pushed quantum mechanical theory and research capabilities to the limit, University of Arizona researchers have found a way to see the molecule that likely made the universe - or at least the ...

dateApr 12, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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