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Dec 18, 2014 09:55 AM ET
We may have found evidence that elusive, mysterious dark matter -- something for which there is no direct proof -- is actually sterile neutrinos. And that's going to take some explaining, by way of a speed-tutorial on quantum mechanics from Julian.
Dec 17, 2014 08:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a proposed experiment for the newly-recommissioned Large Hadron Collider, physicists want to focus on the Higgs boson for clues as to why the universe is filled with matter and not antimatter.
Dec 14, 2014 08:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The LHC is on the verge of restarting for its second 3-year run that will see it double its collisional energy and dramatically step-up the search for new physics.
Dec 12, 2014 08:57 AM ET
Time moves forward and only forward. We all know that. Or do we? A new study challenges our preconceived notions about time and posits the idea that the arrow of time could, in effect, go both ways, thanks to a mirror world we can't even see.
Dec 2, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
How does time stop everything from happening at once? What mechanism drives time forward, but not backward? Continue reading →
Dec 1, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
'Raise shields!' may be a familiar defensive order given in the Star Trek Universe, but according to space scientists in our Universe, Planet Earth has its own built-in invisible shield that buffers 'killer electrons' from orbital altitudes.
Nov 25, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film 'Interstellar,' shouldn't hold their breath.
Nov 25, 2014 05:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
While on its long road to restart, yet another milestone was reached at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) over the weekend.
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