Physicists at experiment in Italy continue to see a data fluctuation that they say represents dark matter—but the mystery deepens
The Quantum Shorts competition invited stories incorporating the laws of quantum mechanics
A blustery engineering project Science Buddies
The source of knuckle cracking sounds is much debated—but new mathematical models may reconcile two opposing views. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The late physicist’s ashes will share a final resting place with the remains of Newton, Darwin and other historic figures
How do we measure time? How accurate are today’s clocks relative to the first clocks of ancient times? And what is the definition of a second?
A timely science project from Science Buddies
Two relativists present their distinctive views on the universe, its evolution and the impact of quantum theory
Physicists have long sought to find one final theory that would unify all of physics. Instead they may have to settle for several
Physicist and icon of science dies at age 76
New research suggests a single quantum particle can be used for simultaneous two-way communication
Congelation ice, unlike “snow ice,” grows slowly downward from the surface of a calm lake in a vertical, column-like fashion with horizontal interlocking grains
Exoplanet hunters are moving beyond simply finding new planets into trying to know what they look like and whether there's surface or subsurface activity.
A flipping fun science project from Science Buddies
How could the oldest black holes have grown so big so early in the universe?
Physicists make misaligned sheets of the carbon material conduct electricity without resistance
A new paper uses the Schrödinger equation to describe debris disks around stars and black holes—and provides an object lesson about what “quantum” really means
Let’s break down some of the crucial elements behind figure skating's moves, like the loop, flip, salchow, axel, and lutz
Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water That Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb
February 28 marks the 75th anniversary of one of the most dramatic and important military missions of World War II
A wonderful winter activity from Science Buddies