Scientists in New Mexico say they have mastered ultrafast steering of light pulses from conventional, “incoherent” sources in a major scientific breakthrough.
Physicists in California have reported the detection of neutrinos in a particle collider, marking a new breakthrough development in physics.
Physicists report a discovery they say could upend our long-held scientific views involving the phenomenon that causes the photoelectric effect.
Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the folks at Electric Sky are moving closer to revolutionizing electric aviation by making its Whisper Beam power-beaming system a reality.
A new study reveals the source of a curious feature of the Sun’s atmosphere that produces a signal pattern that researchers have likened to a human heartbeat.
Australian researchers have measured the effects of massive galactic-scale shockwaves rippling through the cosmic web, a structure that encompasses all of the matter in the known universe.
A naturally-occurring enzyme that helps some forms of bacteria survive in extreme environments has that seemingly magical ability to make electricity out of thin air.
In a breakthrough for photonics previously considered impossible, researchers have shown the ability to manipulate microscopic objects with light at the sub-wavelength scale.
Now is the time to be looking at the variety of ways nuclear fusion will be beneficial for the environment in the decades ahead.
Egyptian Antiquities officials say researchers from the ScanPyramids Project have discovered a previously hidden corridor within the Great Pyramid of Giza
Physicists in West Virginia have announced a potential breakthrough that could help upend a longstanding constraint imposed by the first law of thermodynamics.
The magic angel where bilayer graphene turns into a superconductor may have already been revealed in the famous double-slit experiment that showed electrons can be both particles and waves.
Researchers say they have uncovered a new method of studying protons involving beams of mysterious “ghost particles."
A discovery involving variance in friction at different speeds between two different kinds of surfaces seemingly defies an experimental law of physics, according to newly published research.
Researchers modeling the effects of a nuclear missile explosion have found the safest type of building, as well as the safest place within that building, to survive the concussive effects of a nuclear blast wave.
A team of Yale physicists says they have detected evidence of a time crystal in a very unlikely place, according to new research.
A team of physicists says they have observed the most significant isospin mixing recorded to date during beta-decay experiments, a finding that could upset our current accepted understanding of the nuclear force.
NASA has announced that its Geotail spacecraft, a joint project with the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), has ended operations after three decades in orbit.
Scientists in Israel have confirmed the first experimental observation of Cherenkov radiation while confined in two dimensions, according to new research.
The first experimental demonstration of quantum energy teleportation on real quantum hardware has been observed, according to new research that also cites observations of negative energy.
If we ever detect a beam of Planck energy neutrinos from a preferred direction in the sky, we will know where to search for new physics.
Physicists working at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility (NFF) are involved in tests with materials they hope to use in the construction of next-gen fusion reactors.
A team of researchers looking to unify the theories of quantum gravity with the Standard Model of Particle Physics have gone underground, literally.
A new discovery that could potentially hasten our knowledge about physics in some of the universe’s most extreme areas has been revealed from data collected by astronomers over the last several decades.
Researchers in Brazil have achieved a quantum breakthrough by succeeding in the creation of a source of illumination that produces two separate entangled beams of light, according to new research.
By harnessing quantum mechanics, physicists have discovered a new way to observe objects without directly looking at them.
Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) say they have untangled a solar mystery, in a breakthrough that could help resolve many lingering questions in astrophysics.
A group of theoretical physicists says that a superluminal world possessing three time dimensions and one space dimension could change our concept of time.
The recent achievment of fusion ignition marks the first instance where humans were able to create the likeness of a tiny transient star in the lab.
Researchers have postulated that readings from the Hubble Space Telescope may help to explain the nature of the ever-elusive dark matter, which may actually be made up of something called dark photons.
Fusion energy researchers around the world are increasingly looking to lasers as the path toward producing cleaner, more sustainable energy in the years ahead.
Scientists from the Nuclear Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories (LLNL) have achieved a major milestone in fusion energy as the energy needed to cause the reaction was less than the energy produced.
Researchers say they have discovered the solution to a problem that has long hindered progress with a novel form of plasma propulsion.
Astronomers say the results of a long-term study of a distant, high-energy space object have yielded new details about the behavior of one of our universe’s most prevalent extragalactic sources of gamma rays.
Expanding the field of acoustic levitation, a team of researchers has revealed new applications for levitating small objects with sound.
A new study that used measurements of cosmic phenomena suggests the theory of gravity proposed by Albert Einstein may actually be wrong.
New studies reveal unexpected behavior of ions in fusion reactions, which may offer clues in the effort to achieve sustained fusion ignition.
Wormholes may have already been detected, but have been hiding in plain sight, according to a team of Bulgarian physicists.
A research team from MIT has figured out how to use the forces of nature to manipulate nano-scale structures, potentially revolutionizing the fabrication of computer chips, lasers, LEDs, and a number of other devices.
A newly proposed solution to a long-held quantum mystery could indicate existence is really determined by a "game" between the observer and nature.
An international team of physicists says it has discovered a new way to measure time, in a research effort that led to the creation of a kind of “quantum watch.”
Composed entirely of strange “quark matter,” astronomers believe they may have discovered a long-rumored space object possessing unusual stellar qualities.
New discoveries by a team of astrophysicists are pointing to revelations that could challenge Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation.
A new quantum inertial sensor that relies on a laser and vacuum system is so small it could fit on a kitchen tabletop... and it could help navigate tomorrow's next-gen aircraft.
A cosmic blast caused by a “star crash” between two neutron stars produced an effect that seemingly defied the laws of physics, according to researchers.
A new type of magnetic quasiparticle has been created, according to researchers who coupled light with an array of extremely thin magnets.
A team of physicists at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab says they have narrowed down what causes plasma disruptions during fusion reactions.
Life on Earthlike planets could be more likely than one popular argument supposes, according to a theory outlined in a recent science paper.