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Researcher shows that black holes do not exist

Black holes have long captured the public imagination and been the subject of popular culture, from Star Trek to Hollywood. They are the ultimate unknown – the blackest and most dense objects in the universe that do not ...

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.

Higgs boson: Landmark announcement clears key hurdle

The announcement two months ago that physicists have discovered a particle consistent with the famous Higgs boson cleared a formal hurdle on Monday with publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

Team aims to pin down neutron spin

Dien Nguyen and Jennifer Rittenhouse West study two tiny but critically important particles to learn more about our universe. These two particles, neutrons and protons, reside at the center of atoms and make up nearly all ...

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