Physicists Find New Particle, Look for Answers
Despite the discovery of the Higgs boson, mysteries still abound in theoretical physics.
With Chemical Tweaks, Cement Becomes a Semiconductor
Researchers explain how a cement can take on some of the properties of a metal.
When Great Scientists Got It Wrong
In Brilliant Blunders, Mario Livio explores colossal errors by science’s greatest minds.
Resetting the Theory of Time
Physicist Lee Smolin explains his theory of time, and why the future of physics depends on it.
Exploring an Ever-Expanding Universe
Saul Perlmutter discusses his Nobel Prize-winning work measuring the accelerating expansion of the universe.
Scientists Try to Take Antimatter’s Measurements
How can you measure the mass of a particle of antimatter? Might it fall up?
Building Synthetic Tissues from Water Droplets?
Researchers turned tiny water droplets into cooperating networks that can change shape and pass electrical signals.
Physicists Tie Water Into Knots
If you thought a smoke ring was fancy, check out these fluid knots.
A Natural Particle Accelerator, Far Above the Planet
Closer study of the Van Allen radiation belts above Earth is providing new questions for science.
Turning Girl Scout Cookies Into Graphene
Scientists have transformed baked goods into graphene, worth two million times the price of gold.