Latest Physics Stories
Inside the high-powered process that could recycle rare earth metals
Our universe probably isn’t special enough to be in a multiverse
Olympic sledders fly down the ice with a few slick tricks
The future might be filled with squishy robots printed to order
Ice doesn’t always melt the same way—and these visuals prove it
Scientists found a fleeting particle from the universe’s first moments
How the world’s first ‘quantum tornadoes’ came to be
The James Webb telescope could help solve the mystery of dark matter
Physicists close in on the exceedingly short life of the Higgs boson
Astronomers may have found a galaxy that formed without dark matter
Physicists just gifted us ‘quantum spin liquid,’ a weird new state of matter
What makes one pair of headphones better than another?
These infrared images show just how alive butterflies’ wings are
IBM’s latest quantum chip breaks the elusive 100-qubit barrier
Snapping your fingers is a move worthy of a professional athlete
Physicists want to create energy like stars do. These two ways are their best shot.
When light flashes for a quintillionth of a second, things get weird
NASA images show the sun has had a rough week
X-rays are revealing new clues about a shipwreck from 1545
Amazon’s venture into the bizarre world of quantum computing has a new home base
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
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
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