Neutrinos May Still Have Broken Light Barrier – Or Not
Neutrinos which appeared to have undermined a basic law of the universe by exceeding the speed of light might...0
New Uncertainty About the Uncertainty Principle
The Heisenberg uncertainty principle is often invoked outside the realm of physics to describe how the act of observing...
Do Aliens Go Invisible By ‘Going Green’?
The Fermi Paradox asks the simple question “where are they?” Our Milky Way galaxy is so big and so...
The High Price of Long Life
Recent media stories suggest that anti-aging medicine may soon change from fantasy into a scientifically realistic prospect. If anti-aging...
Particle Physics and the Flavor of the Day
Fundamental particles are the building blocks of matter, and, apparently, come in many more flavors than the basic few...
Online Gamers Achieve First Crowd-Sourced Redesign of Protein
Obsessive gamers’ hours at the computer have now topped scientists’ efforts to improve a model enzyme, in what researchers...
Lasers Are Even Cooler Than We Thought
Scientists at Denmark’s Niels Bohr Institute have figured out a cool new way to lower the temperature of hot...
Quantum Computing Could Head to ‘the Cloud’
The search for the perfect alliance between science and technology has married quantum computing to the future of IT...
What Happened Before the Big Bang?
What existed before the big bang? What is the nature of time? Is our universe one of many? On...
Why Science Is More Fragile Than Faith
We tend to see modernity in part as a triumph of science—an age when experimental discoveries and analysis have...