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The LHC has found the Higgs works perfectly – which is a problem

We were expecting it – but it’s only deepened the enigma. A slew of new results at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland, have …

Physics

Hidden magnetism appears under hidden symmetry

Sometimes a good theory just needs to right materials to make it work. That's the case with recent findings by UT's physicists and their colleagues, …

Quantum Physics

Physicists Used Atomic Clocks to Test Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in a 14-Year Experiment

A foundational thought experiment in Einstein’s theory of general relativity just got its most precise confirmation ever by turning the entire Earth into a laboratory.<p>Monday, physicists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology published the results of a 14-year experiment that used …

Physics

Mathematicians Disprove Conjecture Made to Save Black Holes

Mathematicians have disproved the strong cosmic censorship conjecture. Their work answers one of the most important questions in the study of general …

Scientists Discover A Second Brain In Human Body, And It’s Located In The Butt

The 'gut feeling' could be your second brain thinking.<p>It turns out those gut feelings or pits in your stomach may actually come from your second …

Neuroscience

A Major Physics Experiment Just Detected A Particle That Shouldn't Exist

Scientists have produced the firmest evidence yet of so-called sterile neutrinos, mysterious particles that pass through matter without interacting …

Physics

Math Geeks Must Wait 100 Years for a Day Like This

Today’s date corresponds to the golden ratio, pleasing to mind and eye.<p>In certain circles, including some of the ones I travel in, there’s great excitement about today’s date. We won’t see its like again for another century.<p>What makes today so special? The date -- 1/6/18 1 -- lines up with the …

Mathematics

Physicists invent flux capacitor, break time-reversal symmetry

In the popular movie franchise "Back to the Future", an eccentric scientist creates a time machine that runs on a flux capacitor.

Quantum Physics

Nuclear Detectives Hunt Invisible Particles That Escaped the World's Largest Atom Smasher

A few years from now, if a crew of physicists gets its way, a squat building will rise above the border between France and Switzerland. This …

Physics

Scientists Measure The Pressure Distribution Inside The Proton

The proton is a positively charged particle that makes up every single atom in our Universe. We’re normally taught in schools that protons are really, really, really, REALLY, tiny dots of charge. But if we delve deeper into the proton we find that the proton does have an internal structure. Within …

Physics

Nuclear physicists leap into quantum computing with first simulations of atomic nucleus

Scientists have now simulated an atomic nucleus using a quantum computer. The results demonstrate the ability of quantum systems to compute nuclear …

Quantum Physics

Nuclear Detectives Hunt Invisible Particles That Escaped the World's Largest Atom Smasher

A few years from now, if a crew of physicists gets its way, a squat building will rise above the border between France and Switzerland. This …

Physics

Could the Weirdness of Quantum Physics Produce a New Kind of Star?

It would be silly to think that scientists and astronomers have spotted all of the different kinds of weird things that exist in space. After all, …

Black Holes

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering)

“We choose to examine a phenomenon which is impossible, absolutely impossible, to explain in any classical way, and which has in it the heart of …

Quantum Physics

The Standard Model of particle physics: The absolutely amazing theory of almost everything

The Standard Model. What dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Physics

Turning entanglement upside down

A team of physicists from ICTP-Trieste and IQOQI-Innsbruck has come up with a surprisingly simple idea to investigate quantum entanglement of many …

Quantum Physics

Why Is M-Theory the Leading Candidate for Theory of Everything?

The mother of all string theories passes a litmus test that, so far, no other candidate theory of quantum gravity has been able to match. M-theory …

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. …

Astronomers found new evidence that a giant ghost planet may lurk in our solar system

NASA/ JPL<p><b>Scientists found surprising evidence that there may be a ninth planet in our solar system.</b>• <b><br>In a new paper, scientists announced the discovery</b> …

The "Mortal Ray" " Who Revolutionized Physics

The physicists came across an entire ultraviolet catastrophe, a “death ray” that would change science forever. This is the origin of quantum …

Academic Journal: Newtonian Physics Is ‘Oppressive’ to Marginalized People

Culture and gender-studies researcher Whitney Stark argues that Newtonian physics is oppressive.<p>A feminist scholar has published a paper claiming …

A quantum entanglement between two physically separated ultra-cold atomic clouds

Science publishes the study of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country and the University of HannoverThe prestigious journal <i>Science</i> has echoed a …

Love, quantum physics and 'entanglement'

Love. Quantum physics. Completely unrelated, and yet strangely parallel.<p>For one thing, they're both mysterious — we don’t really understand how either one of them works. But they share something else — what scientists call "entanglement."<p>People get entangled with each other when they fall in love, …

What Is Dark Matter?

An elusive substance that permeates the universe exerts many detectable gravitational influences yet eludes direct detection

Dark Matter

Protons Contain 10 Times More Pressure Than a Neutron Star, According to First-Ever Measurement

But they're so tiny!<p>In what was once thought to be an impossible task, for the first time physicists have put a figure on the pressure inside a …

These ‘Spooky’ Entangled Atoms Just Brought Quantum Computing One Step Closer

A massive entangled network of 20 quantum bits has brought a quantum computer closer to reality.<p>Scientists have made the biggest and most complex …

20 Unbelievable Facts About Outer Space

<b>Prepare to have your mind blown.</b><p><b>1. Comets are the only celestial bodies that have sex for pleasure.</b><p><b>2. The universe is so big that if you dropped a</b> …

Physics

The inside of a proton endures more pressure than anything else we’ve seen

For the first time, scientists used experimental data to estimate the pressure inside a proton.

The 18th-Century Lady Mathematician Who Loved Calculus and God

The witch of Agnesi, you may be disappointed to know, is a curve that math students generally learn about in calculus class. It doesn’t look much …

Scientists discover a new type of magnetic event

They were working with spacecraft data, using a new technique to analyze it. They found a new type of magnetic event in the realm just beyond the …