A new experiment has been devised that could answer one of particle physics’ greatest questions: do the same laws of gravity apply to antimatter?
Julian Berengut’s research into the fundamental physics of the universe goes beyond pure science and into philosophical questions of human existence, he says.
A massive instrument circling the globe aboard the International Space Station has provided a first glimpse of what may be mysterious dark matter in the universe.
New evidence supports a theory that neutrinos that go ‘missing’ on the journey from the Sun to Earth are in fact shape-shifting along the way, arriving undetected.
For scientists in the field of quantum information, the swirling chaos of space and the delicate intricacies of life are nothing more than a game.
American scientists have developed a novel method of measuring time that may hint at its fundamental origins, and is an “exciting prospect” for replacing the international standard for the kilogram.
Seven months after its scientists made a landmark discovery that may explain the mysteries of mass, Europe’s top physics lab will take a break from smashing invisible particles to recharge for the next leap into the unknown.
If an asteroid was on path for a collision, what could we do? Here are some of the proposals – both the sensible ones and the wild.
An asteroid the size of a city block is due to come whizzing past Earth in February 2013
Research into the wonder material graphene and the neurochemistry of the human brain will receive up to two billion euros in funding, the biggest research award of its kind in history.