Aliens? Or a chunk of solid hydrogen? Which idea makes less sense?
Results from the XENON experiment in Italy hint at the possible discovery of long-sought axions
A new study suggests the cosmos may be curved in upon itself like a ball—but many experts remain unconvinced
The new study demonstrates a bizarre quantum effect at never-before-seen scales
New research reveals that pairs of protons and neutrons within atomic nuclei influence the speed of quarks passing through
Inclement space weather caused dozens of the sea bombs to explode, recently declassified documents reveal
Cosmic rays emanating from the south polar ice cap could lead to new physics
A curious thought experiment explores the physics at play on and within exotic worlds
Earth’s Moon may have once been habitable—but that does not mean it was ever inhabited
The feat could pave the way for more powerful computing, although the technology is still in its early stages
Despite a long-standing international ban, ozone-destroying chlorofluorocarbons are surging back into Earth’s atmosphere from unknown sources
New research suggests a single quantum particle can be used for simultaneous two-way communication
Is the government really stockpiling materials in a Nevada building that scientists cannot identify?
The frozen continent may hide a column of red-hot magma straining toward the surface
Tiny particles called bottom quarks could fuse together in a shockingly powerful reaction