Broadest set of results to date about the properties of the Higgs boson
With the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) preparing to restart in a few months, data from its first run has already been bearing fruit.
IBM study details the future of automotive industry
During the Automotive News World Congress this week, IBM revealed results of its new Automotive 2025 Global Study, outlining an industry ripe for disruptive changes that are breaking down borders of the automotive ecosystem. ...
Image: Chemistry experiment on space station
Resembling an action-hero power source, this is actually a Russian experiment that was run on the International Space Station.
Image: Liftoff of SpaceX resupply mission to the space station
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the Dragon resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station.
TV of the future may be a sphere (Update)
The TV of the future may not be a rectangle, but a sphere.
Russian space medic who led Mars experiment dies at 64
Boris Morukov, a Russian cosmonaut and doctor who led an extraordinary experiment in which volunteers simulated a flight to Mars while never leaving a Moscow car park, has died at 64, his scientific institute said Friday.
Finding faster-than-light particles by weighing them
In a new paper accepted by the journal Astroparticle Physics, Robert Ehrlich, a recently retired physicist from George Mason University, claims that the neutrino is very likely a tachyon or faster-than-light par ...
Professor co-authors book on sustainable transportation at national parks
Peter Newman, professor and head of the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management in the College of Health and Human Development has co-authored the new book, "Sustainable Transportation in the ...
Quantum physics just got less complicated
Here's a nice surprise: quantum physics is less complicated than we thought. An international team of researchers has proved that two peculiar features of the quantum world previously considered distinct ...
Spirituality shaped through cultural understandings, anthropologist says
Culture makes a significant difference in how people experience spirituality, according to new Stanford research.
Glacier beds can get slipperier at higher sliding speeds
As a glacier's sliding speed increases, the bed beneath the glacier can grow slipperier, according to laboratory experiments conducted by Iowa State University glaciologists.
Why whistleblowing doesn't come easily
Research from our Department of Computer Science has found an explanation for why we often believe gossip more than our own personal experiences. The study also gives a biological explanation as to why it ...
Hunting for dark matter in a gold mine
"What really impressed me was the trip down," said astrophysicist James Buckley, PhD, speaking of the vertical mile he traveled to get to the site of an underground dark-matter experiment. "You can see you're ...
Insecticides foster 'toxic' slugs, reduce crop yields
Insecticides aimed at controlling early-season crop pests, such as soil-dwelling grubs and maggots, can increase slug populations, thus reducing crop yields, according to researchers at Penn State and the ...