Scientists hit a new milestone for antihydrogen
Our August 1991 cover story, in honor of Harry Kroto's passing
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Researchers have captured sound from an artificial atom
How scientists create superheavy atoms.
"A Boy and His Atom" is the must-see film of the year.
Sixty years ago today, the U.S. detonated the first hydrogen bomb. Here's how we got there. Plus, the atomic spaceship we're still waiting for.
Serge Haroche and David Wineland have figured out how to measure quantum systems without disturbing them, enabling the first steps toward quantum computers.
Or, why everyone is stocking up on iodine tablets
The quantum trick helps illustrate how atomic mass can affect chemical reactions
All this week, the origin and continued preservation of five of our favorite standard units of measure
Long hoped to represent the point where superheavy elements don't immediately decay, Ununquadium turns out to be not so stable after all
Intel's new microchip delivers high performance but saves on power
What's big in what's small
Scientists teleport atomic particles and push quantum computing closer to reality.
Who really stole the secret of the atom bomb? In this PopSci.com exclusive, the producer of the NOVA special tells us what it was like to be involved with this project.