The Big Bang. That spontaneous explosion some 14 billion years ago that created our universe and, in the process, all matter as we know it today.
In December of last year, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe announced startling results hinting at the existence of an undiscovered subatomic particle—one with a mass six times heavier than the Higgs boson, ...
Washington State University researchers have met the long-standing scientific challenge of watching a material change its crystal structure in real time.
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory have discovered an unusual property of purple bronze that may point to new ways to achieve high temperature superconductivity.
A breakthrough into the full characterisation of quantum states has been published today as a prestigious Editors' Suggestion in the journal Physical Review Letters.
A new study of the early universe reveals how it could have been formed from an older collapsing universe, rather than being brand new.
In 1988, scientists in Switzerland looked through a microscope and saw something they didn't expect: two sections of an X-shaped chromosome spiraling in opposite directions. Now scientists at Rice University have confirmed ...
The mining, navigation, minerals exploration and environmental hydrology sectors are set to benefit from new University of Queensland research into quantum technology.
New University of Arkansas theoretical physics research shows that topological defects can explain unusual features of some ferroelectric materials.