From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."
Dark matter makes up much of the cosmos, yet no one knows exactly what it is. Soon, physicists may finally solve one of science's biggest mysteries.
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
How 'Higgsy' is this particle? More work needs to be done
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
Scientists think a nearby collision of neutron stars could explain the undocumented onslaught of high-energy radiation in the eighth century
Emphasis on "possible"
Not just for fictional villains anymore
Researchers discover that devil rays dive deeper than anyone knew--and solve a biological mystery in the process
Teeth and bones alone can't determine whether someone is a minor
The accelerator will take pictures of nanotechnology too small to see otherwise.
It's perched on the very edge of the solar system, and new data is the strangest yet
The superhero team in Fantastic Four gained their powers from exposure to cosmic rays while aboard an experimental spacecraft. Real-life astronauts are not so lucky.
14 acres of room for 60 beamlines, 4,000 researchers, and a lot of science