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“Quantum Physics”

Apr 7, 2014 12:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To prepare humanity's most complex machine for its next round of awesome physics, it's not simply a question of flicking the 'on' switch. Continue reading →
Mar 31, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The mysterious dark energy that's driving the universe's accelerated expansion may have its roots in the background 'vacuum energy' that pervades all of the cosmos.
Mar 25, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could the physics behind lasers help solve one of the biggest paradoxes hanging over theoretical physics? Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2014 06:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's a wonderful moment in any scientist's career when they are informed that their bedrock theory is proven. Continue reading →
Mar 13, 2014 09:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A fascinating observation has been tentatively announced by scientists using the Japanese SuperKamiokande neutrino detector.
Feb 19, 2014 03:47 PM ET // AFP
Scientists in Germany said Wednesday they had made the most precise measurement yet of the mass of the electron, one of the building blocks of matter.
Feb 13, 2014 05:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New concerns about the world-ending potential of the second most powerful particle accelerator in the world stems from a misconception of "risk." Continue reading →
Feb 11, 2014 03:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Theoretical physicists may have stumbled onto a solution to the black hole "information paradox" -- what if a black hole's singularity isn't an infinitely dense point in space-time? Continue reading →
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