Stephen Hawking’s Last Paper Is Now Online
The black hole information paradox fascinated Hawking for decades, and is the topic of his final research study.
The Physicist Building the World’s Most Precise Clock
Advanced timekeeping could help unify quantum and gravitational physics, predict earthquakes, and navigate in deep space.
New Analysis Suggests That Commercial Quantum Computers Are Kinda Slow
D-Wave's quantum annealers face a fundamental limitation when it comes to scaling: temperature.
Ultra-Cold Gases Offer Window Into Extra Dimensions, According to New Theory
A nice but fatally flawed idea.
The Cat Is Dead: Enjoy These Three Music Videos About Theoretical Physics
Backreaction's Sabine Hossenfelder offers a synthwave tour of the hard questions.
Doped Diamonds Push Practical Quantum Computing Closer to Reality
Good old silicon saves the day.
New Measurement Technique Puts Elusive Virtual Particles in Relief
It turns out that measuring nothing is pretty hard.
You Don't Need to Be a Rocket Scientist to Enjoy These Quantum Physics Visualizations
The universe’s subatomic particle collisions get an artistic spin.
Intelligent Machines are Teaching Themselves Quantum Physics
Machine learning could lead to unprecedented advances in quantum physics.
How Breaking One of the Most Basic Physical Laws Might Explain Dark Energy
Fudging the law of conservation of energy offers a new perspective on dark energy.
Laser Squeezing Pushes Tiny Metal Plate to New Temperature Low
NIST physicists beat a fundamental quantum limit.
Physicists Mold Giant Photons Into Custom Shapes
The ability to manipulate photon shapes allows for the tweaking of light-matter interactions.