Scientific American Space & Physics is a new publication that goes from quantum to cosmic with a roundup of the most important stories about the universe and beyond. Learn More Science fiction has imagined some pretty wild ideas about how the universe could work – from hidden extra dimensions in Interstellar to life as a mental projection in The Matrix. But these imaginings seem downright tame compared with the mind-bending science now coming out of physics and astronomy, and in this eBook, we look at the strange and fascinating discoveries shaping (and reshaping) the field today. $6.99 Learn More March 24, 1997 The Sciences Hints of "new physics" emerge from German accelerators John Horgan May 1, 1990 The Sciences Quantum physics puts a new twist on Zeno's paradox Corey S. Powell Scientific American Volume 262, Issue 5 10.1038/scientificamerican0590-24 February 1, 2008 The Sciences The Editors' introduction to the physics Special Report The Editors February 2008 June 1, 2008 The Sciences New class of superconductor may help pin down mysterious physics Charles Q. Choi June 2008 June 7, 1913 The Sciences Corpuscular and other Rays and their Relation to Molecular Physics W. H. Bragg Scientific American Supplements Volume 75, Issue 1953supp 10.1038/scientificamerican06071913-358supp January 31, 2019 Space & Physics An energizing physics activity from Science Buddies Science Buddies and Megan Arnett January 24, 2019 Space & Physics A physics science activity from Science Buddies Science Buddies and Ben Finio August 1, 2019 The Sciences It sure comes in handy for doing physics Steve Mirsky Scientific American Volume 321, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamerican0819-78 Originally published as "Do the Math" in Scientific American Volume 321, Issue 2 November 14, 2019 Space & Physics A physics project from Science Buddies Science Buddies and Ben Finio October 5, 2010 The Green-Grok Research on carbon sheets scores Nobel Prize in Physics. January 1, 1983 The Sciences Simple and vivid demonstrations of advanced concepts in physics Jearl Walker Scientific American Volume 248, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0183-130 Originally published as "The Amateur Scientist" in Scientific American Volume 248, Issue 1 August 1, 1965 The Sciences Is it possible for anyone to "understand" physics? Max Black Scientific American Volume 213, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamerican0865-109 October 1, 1994 The Sciences Refugees from physics find joy as "derivatives geeks" Madhusree Mukerjee October 1994 10.1038/scientificamerican1094-126 July 21, 1917 The Sciences Which Enable Important Problems in Physics to be Studied J. J. Thomson Scientific American Supplements Volume 84, Issue 2168supp 10.1038/scientificamerican07211917-38supp June 26, 2014 Space & Physics A physics project from Science Buddies Science Buddies June 27, 2013 Space & Physics A fun physics demonstration from Education.com Education.com and Mack Levine October 1, 1963 The Sciences Modern physics rests largely on classical laws of the constancy of such quantities as electric charge. The extension of physics into new realms, however, requires that these laws be re-examined... Gerald Feinberg and Maurice Goldhaber Scientific American Volume 209, Issue 4 10.1038/scientificamerican1063-36 January 9, 2014 The Sciences Perform an apparent feat of strength with this impressive physics demonstration Education.com and Mack Levine April 12, 2007 The Sciences The Standard Model of particle physics emerges unscathed—for now JR Minkel June 23, 2016 Computing The technique could allow quantum computers to address otherwise-intractable problems in particle physics Davide Castelvecchi and Nature magazine Support Science Journalism
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