Latest Physics Stories
Chaos is more predictable than you think
A key part of the Big Bang remains troublingly elusive
Use physics to pull off gravity-defying surfing moves
This year’s Physics Nobel honors work on the complex systems underlying climate change
A centuries-old magic trick is helping us make holograms we can feel
The technology behind Shrinky Dinks can make better robots
How cold is space, and how hot is the sun?
We finally have a working supersolid. Here’s why that matters.
What the heck is a time crystal, and why are physicists obsessed with them?
Scientists genetically engineered prehistoric proteins to detect diseases
Are all track lanes created equal when it comes to winning gold?
The world’s worst conductor could be a game changer in the climate crisis
ILL Researchers Trap The Most Neutrons Ever Bottled, Setting a Science Record
The Physics Of Usain Bolt’s Record-Breaking Sprint
The Crab Nebula’s electron launcher is so powerful, it almost shouldn’t exist
Arctic Report: What Are the Northern Lights, Really?
What Makes A Boomerang Come Back?
We finally know what sparks the Northern Lights
We finally know why the Betelgeuse star dimmed—and it’s not what you think
What the heck is a quantum network?
Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe
How sticky balls give major league pitchers an advantage
Exclusive: Listen To ‘Alchemy,’ Simonne Jones’ Song Made From Physics Data
In photos: a rare glimpse inside the heart of a quantum computer
What if the speed of Earth’s rotation suddenly got faster?
Why baseball players ‘bone’ their bats
How To Create Vortex Rings In Your Swimming Pool
The quest to build a cozier LED lightbulb
How lightsabers went from a DIY project to culturally iconic
Understanding the weird Biden-Carter photo could help you take better selfies
Warp speed space travel just got a tiny bit more realistic
We really don’t know when Betelgeuse is going to explode
Scientists are one step closer to solving the mystery of MLB’s home run surge
What would happen if you fell into a black hole?
A food scientist breaks down the thermodynamics between marshmallows and hot chocolate
For better coffee, start with fewer beans
Ranked: the loudest sounds ever measured
When it comes to food, sound is as important as taste
Samsung’s 100x zooming smartphone camera requires a fancy lens and impossibly steady hands
The physics behind iconic NBA slam dunks
How to stare at your phone all day without messing up your body
Theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson dies at 96
What’s really behind baseball’s recent home run surge
Dark matter has never killed anyone, and scientists want to know why
A new take on creating an invisibility shield borrows from classical physics
You can now buy this 25-pound fisheye camera lens that can see behind itself
Here’s how life could thrive on a planet orbiting a black hole—and other alternative suns
That groundbreaking photo of a black hole has raised some mighty big questions
What shape is the universe?
Why would you want a $10k camera with 100 megapixels anyway?
There’s a chance the black hole at the center of our galaxy is actually a wormhole
NASCAR may be the fastest road to learning about physics
Smartphone camera flashes are terrible because they don’t really flash
Quantum teleportation is real, but it’s not what you think
Trek’s new bike helmet mimics your brain’s protective fluid
This video demo shows just how impressive next-gen game console graphics will be
Half the matter in the universe was missing. We found it hiding between galaxies.
Why are big neutron stars like Tootsie Pops?
Megapixels: Behold this giant spinning ice disk
What did the universe look like just after the big bang?
Is Multi-Millionfold Speedup Proof That Google Is Really Quantum Computing?
LHC Re-creates First Moments Of The Universe And Sets New Energy Record
The Science of Spinning
A Chocolate Fountain Can Introduce Kids To Complex Physics