A Mysterious Particle May Have Just Revealed a New ‘Fundamental Principle’
The most precise measurement of a W boson presents a possible challenge to the Standard Model of particle physics.
Scientists Directly Manipulated Antimatter With a Laser In Mind-Blowing First
The direct manipulation of antimatter will open up "unthinkable" possibilities in examining the fundamental makeup of our reality, scientists say.
How a ‘Beauty’ Particle Is Challenging Our Understanding of Physics
Preliminary results from the Large Hadron Collider keep showing a weird unexplained anomaly in an ultra-rare particle decay process.
Russia Deploys Device Probing Reality to the Depths of World's Deepest Lake
The massive telescope made of glass orbs will detect "ghost" particles that hold the key to many of the universe's mysteries.
A Wild Experiment Just Got Us Closer to Exploring Extra Dimensions
Scientists have measured the smallest gravitational field yet, which has big implications for future research into dark matter, quantum gravity, and the possibility of extra dimensions.
Scientists Have Proposed a New Particle That Is a Portal to a 5th Dimension
The path to dark matter and other fundamental enigmas may be through a warped extra dimension, according to a new study that proposes a new theory of the universe.
CERN’s New Collider Design Is Four Times Larger Than the LHC
If built, the Future Circular Collider will be 10 times more powerful than the Large Hadron Collider, and could discover new types of particles.
In Major Breakthrough, Scientists Observe Higgs Boson Decay into Bottom Quarks
After years of attempts, the particle’s most common decay pattern has finally been observed at the Large Hadron Collider.
Physicists Are Misled by Outdated Notions of 'Beauty'
In the foundations of physics, it has become accepted practice to prefer hypotheses that are aesthetically pleasing.
Theoretical Physicist Erik Verlinde Says We Don’t Need Dark Matter to Explain the Universe
Watch Verlinde deliver a talk on his "new view" on gravity tonight.
Here's a Knot of Dark Matter Binding Two Galaxies Together
Check out the first composite image of a dark matter filament in our universe.
Physicist Mary Gaillard Has Spent Over Three Decades Fighting For Women in Science
She was Berkeley's first tenured female physics professor, and she's still fighting for equality.