Three physicists who lead the LIGO experiment, which made the first detection of gravitational waves, will share this year's award
The largest experiment ever to probe these mysterious particles could point the way to new physics
The space agency awaits direction from the Trump administration, along with congressional funding to match its ambitions
April book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American
Hidden, impermanent balances in nature have shaped the history of physics, and could determine our universe’s future
March book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American
February book recommendations from Scientific American
Book recommendations from Scientific American
The collaborative project “It from Qubit” is investigating whether space and time sprang from the quantum entanglement of tiny bits of information
Listen in as physicists and philosophers debate whether we are real or virtual
Passengers explores the difficulties, both personal and scientific, of journeying to another star
More book recommendations from Scientific American—December 2016
Medical researcher Molly Shoichet will tell three stories of novel ways scientists are combatting stroke, blindness and cancer, in a live Webcast tonight at 7 p.m.
A daring set of experiments finally confirms Einstein's 1916 prediction of gravitational waves
And more new books for November 2016
Hundreds of researchers in a collaborative project called “It from Qubit” say space and time may spring up from the quantum entanglement of tiny bits of information
And more October book recommendations from Scientific American
Part science documentary, part meditation on the meaning of life, director Terrence Malik’s (“The Tree of Life,” “The Thin Red Line”) new IMAX movie “Voyage of Time” is hard to categorize.
Quantum scientist Michele Mosca will discuss security in the coming quantum age during a live Webcast tonight at 7 P.M.
An interview with Ada Palmer, author of the new science fiction novel Too Like the Lightning