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2 men were just awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for unlocking the secrets of the strangest particle in the universe

The prize goes jointly to Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen's University in Kingston, Canada "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."<p>The two recipients were leaders of two major underground neutrino …

Physics

Nuclear power is the greenest option, say top scientists

Nuclear power is one of the least damaging sources of energy for the environment, and the green movement must accept its expansion if the world is to …

The Large Hadron Collider sets its sights on dark matter

After finding the Higgs boson, the LHC has had a refit to enable it to operate at even greater extremes – and to solve more questions about the beginnings of the universe<p>There is no shortage of superlatives that can be applied to the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, though many are strange and …

Six science stories we can't wait to follow in 2015

Some serious groundwork has been laid. Some amazing instruments are turning on. Some incredible destinations are in sight. If you ask us, 2015 is going to be an awesome year in science.<p>From solar system exploration to new adventures in particle physics to the possible defeat of a microscopic foe, …

Space

Dark Matter --Is It the "Operating System" of the Universe? (Holiday Feature)

In cosmology, cold dark matter is a form of matter the particles of which move slowly in comparison with light, and interact weakly with …

Will the mysteries of the universe be revealed by this computer simulation? Amazing 'machine' can even go backwards and forwards in 'cosmic time'

• <b>Researchers at Durham University in the UK and Leiden University in the Netherlands have made an entire simulation of the universe</b>• <b><br>They used two of</b> …

What Is The Biggest Thing in The Universe?

<i>Think big. Really big. Like, cosmic big. How big can things in the Universe get? Is a galaxy big? What about a supercluster? What is the biggest</i> …

Astrophysics