Physics is all about probing the most fundamental mysteries in nature, so it’s no surprise that physicists have some very basic questions about the universe on their minds.
Cosmologists are closing in on the ultimate processes that created and shaped the universe
The largest stars die in explosions more powerful than anyone thought possible—some triggered in part by the production of antimatter
Neutrinos, the strangest beasts in the particle zoo, may soon open the way to unexplored realms
Photon torpedoes come after utopia, at least in Star Trek. Imagining a universe centuries ahead of our own time and technology, the long-running sci-fi shows explored philosophy, morality, and the secluded intricacies of physics.
A new theory suggests the Higgs field varied in the early universe, offering matter a chance to split off from antimatter