Masatoshi Koshiba who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2002 for studies of the ghostly cosmic particles known as neutrinos, died on Thursday in…Read More Masatoshi Koshiba, 94, Dies; Nobel Winner Tracked Ghostly Neutrinos
YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. — A bolt from the maybe-future struck the technology community in late September. A paper by Google computer scientists appeared on a…Read More Quantum Computing Is Coming, Bit by Qubit
STOCKHOLM — A Canadian American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for exploring the evolution of the…Read More Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to three scientists for exploration of universe
Jump, little maggot, jump! Show the world that not only the finely muscled and strong-boned can defy gravity, but also the soft-bodied and wormy. Squish…Read More Legless, Leaping Larvae
You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you…Read More Most Wikipedia Profiles Are of Men. This Scientist Is Changing That.
In “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” a story by F. Scott Fitzgerald and then a movie starring Brad Pitt, a man ages backward: He…Read More For a Split Second, a (Simulated) Particle Went Backward in Time
Like Frankenstein, Marc Miskin’s robots initially lie motionless. Then their limbs jerk to life. But these robots are the size of a speck of dust.…Read More The Microbots Are on Their Way
Welcome, earthlings, to the place of no return: a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong, not even light can escape it.…Read More What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings
An international scientific team has unveiled a landmark achievement in astrophysics – the first photo of a black hole. The incredible feat puts a key…Read More Scientists reveal first ever photograph of black hole
PRINCETON, N.J. — On the evening of March 19, the mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck gathered with revelers at the Institute for Advanced Study for a champagne…Read More In Bubbles, She Sees a Mathematical Universe
In one of those exercises that you think should be impossible or perhaps a punishment for some infraction, a team of astronomers has now measured…Read More All the Light There is to See? 4 x 10⁸⁴ Photons.
While working on his doctoral thesis at Harvard over the last few years, Omer Gottesman spent a lot of time at his desk crumpling sheets…Read More This Is the Way the Paper Crumples
Since 1889, Le Grand K, a sleek cylinder of platinum-iridium metal, has ruled from its underground vault in Paris. An absolute monarch, it was the…Read More The Kilogram is Dead. Long Live the Kilogram!
After years of nursing a sometimes dusty cylinder of metal in a vault outside Paris as the global reference for modern mass, scientists are updating…Read More Weight of a kilogram is changing – here’s what it means for you
First woman in 55 YEARS is awarded Nobel physics prize just hours after CERN scientist was suspended for saying the genre was ‘invented and built…Read More Nobel physics prize winners include first female laureate for 55 YEARS
Light has momentum, physics research has revealed, as the force which light exerts on matter was measured. The breakthrough was confirmed by research led by…Read More Light found to have momentum that could move objects
Bristol physics student at university hit by 11 deaths ‘sent note asking for help but never heard back from support staff before killing herself’ Natasha…Read More Bristol university student ‘sent note asking for help’
There’s a lot about the potential of life in galaxies far, far away that humans are still struggling to understand. One of these mysteries is…Read More These Mysterious Space Fragments Could Tell Us How The Universe Was Formed
After years of research, astronomers have made a huge scientific discovery that could change the way they study the galaxy. Researchers confirmed the achievement on…Read More Scientists Just Discovered A Massive Clue To The Meaning Of Our Universe