From the mystery of neutrinos to the tragedy of Newtown.
Lengthened exposure to particle pollution originating from road traffic or from industries increases the risk of dying prematurely even when air quality meets EU guidelines, according to new research results.
Professor Peter Higgs prepares to receive the Nobel Prize for physics, for his work on the Higgs Boson, in Stockholm.
Great discoveries are sometimes made by more than one person at the same time. Michael Faraday and Joseph Henry discovered the principles of electromagnetic induction at much the same time. Faraday published the results of his work in 1831, before ...
Thermionic device solves the "space-charge problem"
Last week’s public lecture at the Institute for Advanced Study by Nati Seiberg is now available online. He was speaking with the title What’s Next? and promoting a story about where particle physics is and where it is going pretty … Continue reading ...
By investigating the central role played by knots in fluids and fields, physicists hope to unravel long-standing mysteries of turbulence.
China’s Beijing Electron-Positron Collider seems to be hosting a reunion; members of a poorly understood family of particles keep popping up in their data, which may help clarify the properties of this reclusive family.
Physicists ponder whether black holes can be destroyed by using the nearly indestructible strings referred to in string theory.
Practice Fusion, a health care technology startup, has closed another $15 million in funding, the company announced today. Practice Fusion is well known for its free web-based electronic medical records (EMR) as well as its recently launched ...