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 Stretch Quantum Superposition from Chicago to Minnesota
A long-distance experiment offers new verification for fundamental quantum mechanics.
Experiment Finds No Evidence the Universe Is a Hologram (But It Still Might Be)
One inconclusive experiment doesn't mean we're any closer to understanding the nature of space-time.
How Do Particle Accelerators Manage Earthquakes?
The SLAC accelerator is housed less than a kilometer from the San Andreas fault. How's that gonna go?
Meet the Government Researcher Trying to Prove the Universe Is a 2D Hologram
If we understand spacetime, maybe we can manipulate it.
Is the Universe a Giant Computer Simulation? Here's the Evidence
Radio Motherboard talks to the philosopher who invented the "simulation hypothesis" and the Department of Energy researcher who is trying to prove we live in a hologram.
There Is Growing Evidence that Our Universe Is a Giant Hologram
If this depiction of space is correct, then like any computer, there is an inherent limit to the universe’s data storage and processing capacity.
Scientists Have Created the Largest Map of Dark Matter Yet
And it'll be 30 times bigger when it's complete.
The World's Most Powerful Neutrino Experiment Will Stretch Across the Midwest
What new physics we can learn from a neutrino beam fired underground from Chicago to South Dakota.
The Particle Blasting Experiment That's Trying to Determine Why Matter Exists
By bombarding a 14,000-ton plastic structure with cosmic rays, from 500 miles away.
The World's Most Powerful Space Camera Begins Another Year of Incredible Photos
The Dark Energy Survey returns this fall. If it's anything like the first, expect many more wild space discoveries.
The Higgs Boson Interpreted as Cuban Dance Music
Data and statistical analysis is a hard thing to explain to a public not accustomed to it and more used to pop culture imaginings of scientists just finding shit in sudden _eureka!_ moments. Based on a cross-section of interactions over the years...