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Oct 3, 2014 06:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If you thought the search for the Higgs boson — the elusive particle that endows matter with mass — was epic, spare a thought for the physicists who have been trying to find a way to discover another subatomic particle … Continue reading →
Sep 29, 2014 10:09 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
This device uses ordinary lenses to hide objects in plain sight. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2014 10:25 AM ET
Thanks to German scientists, we no longer need spacecraft or theoretical papers in order to recreate the time dilation aspect of Einstein's special theory of relativity. They did it in a laboratory.
Sep 23, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Gravitational waves are hard to observe, but they could have a dramatic effect on stars that we could possibly detect. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Analysis of 41 billion cosmic rays striking the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer particle detector aboard the International Space Station shows an unknown phenomena that is 'consistent with a dark matter particle' known as a neutralino.
Sep 11, 2014 03:55 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Scientists used sound instead of light to harness an atom's energy.
Aug 11, 2014 12:11 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Using wave generators, scientists were able to control beams of water and move a floating ping-pong ball in different directions. Continue reading →
Jul 18, 2014 06:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The idea that there are an infinite number of universes beyond our own is assumed impossible to prove or disprove -- but a new computer model might give us hints as to what evidence to look for. Continue reading →
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