Scientists Built a Tiny Version of the Sun in Wisconsin
What we can learn about our star by using the 'Big Red Ball.'
This Tabletop Gravitational Wave Detector Could Shed Light on Dark Matter
LIGO, the observatory that detected the first gravitational wave, stretches for miles. The Levitated Sensor Detector would fit in your living room.
The Most Precise Atomic Clock Ever Could Change Our Understanding of Physics
Scientists have created a quantum logic clock more accurate than any clock ever made.
Scientists Map the Geometry of a Single Electron for the First Time
The new research could be useful for the development of spin-based quantum computers.
This Week in Science
Your Choices Can Be Seen in Your Brain Before You’re Conscious of Them
This week in science: taking nutritional supplements can't prevent depression, a video of a droplet doing something you've never seen water do, and researchers predicted people’s choices before they made them.
Watch Scientists Express Their Research in Interpretive Dances
Dancers performed as electrons, brain processes, and teaching tools.
Scientists Made Plasma That Is 50 Times Colder Than Deep Space
Scientists have created a laser-cooled neutral plasma for the first time that will be used to simulate some of the hottest and most exotic matter in the universe.
sexism in science
Physicist Wins $3 Million Prize for Discovering Pulsars, Donates it All to Promoting Diversity in STEM
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell says she has battled “imposter syndrome” at many points in her career as a physicist.
Antarctic Neutrinos Are Being Used to Weigh the Earth’s Core
The tiny particles can also be used to map and measure the cosmos, but now they’re being used to weigh and study the least understood region of our planet.
Humanity Just Flew Closer to the Sun Than Ever Before
On Monday, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe passed within 26.55 million miles, breaking a record that has stood for 42 years.
Recent Nobel Prize Winner Is 'Profoundly Sorry' for 'Degrading' Video of Women
2018 Nobel Prize winner Gerard Mourou made a music video where female dancers tear off their lab coats.
Leon Lederman, Nobel-Winning Physicist Who Coined the Term 'God Particle,' Dead at 96
Lederman sold his Nobel Prize at auction for $765,000 in 2015 in order to pay for medical bills.