Physics

Space

The Webb Telescope Just Solved a 37-Year-Old Space Explosion Mystery

ByKiona Smith
Space

A Backbone Holding Up the Milky Way Is Bending — Astronomers Don't Know Why

ByKiona Smith
The Superhero Issue

Who's the best superhero of all time? Science reveals the surprising answer

BySaqib Haroon
The Inverse Awards

The 12 Most Mind-Blowing Science Breakthroughs of 2023

ByElana Spivack
The Inverse Awards

2023 Ignited a New Era For Nuclear Fusion. 2024 Could Be Even Brighter

ByRahul Rao
Dream Teams

By coming together, 3,000 scientists changed the course of physics forever

ByGrace Browne

Inside the FBI's secret Einstein file: Flying saucers and Soviet conspiracies

ByRahul Rao
Future 50

Climate scientist Kate Marvel: “With science plus action, things can get better."

ByGrace Browne
Strange histories

Science and superheroes invented the multiverse by mistake — they’re still fighting over it today

ByEric Francisco
zero to sixty

Watch: Microscopic beetle bends the rules of flight

ByJennifer Walter
Hall of fame

2021 Nobel Prizes and beyond: 8 discoveries shaping the future of science

ByJennifer Walter
Fluffy

Earth-like clouds on Mars reveal a similarity between the planets

ByJennifer Walter
The Sun

Quiz: How much do you know about solar eruptions?

ByJoAnna Wendel
Get back

Look: Supermassive black holes close to Earth predicted to collide

ByJennifer Walter
Galaxy brain

New images reveal weird galaxies

ByJoAnna Wendel
Science

Coolest space photos of the week

ByJoAnna Wendel
Colors on the brain

Mind-reading scientists know what colors you see

ByJoAnna Wendel
Einstein Was Right

Look: Hubble captures rare Einstein Ring phenomenon

ByJennifer Walter
This week in science

Physics of solar storms and more: Understand the world in 8 images

ByRobin Bea
Shatterproof

Watch: Elastic ice defies what we know about this brittle material

ByJennifer Walter
singularity

Predicted 'information catastrophe' may be caused by fifth state of matter

BySarah Wells
zoomies

This squirming robotic superstructure is the next Roomba

BySarah Wells
Check, please!

Molecular chemistry debunks a misguided pasta cooking technique

ByElana Spivack
The Rules of Time Travel

The best sci-fi thriller on Netflix reveals a provocative spin on time travel

ByTara Yarlagadda
say cheese

Space scientists use 3.2 billion-pixel camera to take largest photo ever

BySarah Wells
Seatbelts on

Why a classic physics phenomenon could prevent future car crashes

BySarah Wells
Science

A new plasma-based technology could be crucial for living on Mars

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Science

This Weird New Material Could Be the Key to Superfast Computer Chips

ByKiona Smith
Antimatter annihilation

Ghost collisions under Antarctic ice reveal rarely seen force in physics

ByEric Betz
Science

This Nobel-Prize Winning Method To Snapshot Electrons Could Revolutionize Modern Computing

ByKiona Smith
HORIZONS

The home of the future could never let your smartphone battery die

ByClaire Cameron
Science

Astronomers pinpoint the source of a mysterious cosmic particle

ByKiona Smith
pump the breaks

Frozen antimatter study to 'alter our understanding' of the universe

BySarah Wells
Science

When Will Fusion Power Our World? Physicists Might Finally Have An Answer

ByKnowable Magazine and M. Mitchell Waldrop
Science

How our views on black holes have changed since Einstein

ByValerio Faraoni
Culture

Amrou al-Kadhi and quantum physics explain the world, including gender

ByDavid Grossman
walking on water

Look: Science explains Florida man walking on water

BySarah Wells
Back to the future

Quantum philosophy: 4 ways physics will challenge your reality

ByPeter Evans
HORIZONS

These futuristic "energy weapons" could finally bring sci-fi to the battlefield

BySarah Scoles
levitation

'Anti-gravity' experiment defies physics using one simple trick

BySarah Wells
Space

Astronomers Witness A Dead Star Flare Back to Life

ByKiona Smith
just no

Video of sneeze vortex shows a critical flaw in face shields

BySarah Wells
Yippee

Iodine: A mineral human bodies need can fuel cheaper, better spaceships

ByJon Kelvey
Next look

Decadal survey: 4 new major space projects that rival the James Webb Space Telescope

ByJon Kelvey
Science

Astronomers Find a Seemingly Impossible Exoplanet

ByUniverse Today and LAURENCE TOGNETTI
new physics

Muon g-2 experiment results: Physicists may have discovered a new force of nature

BySarah Wells
Innovation

The Large Hadron Collider might have just discovered new physics

ByHarry Cliff
Space

Physicists Just Spotted Key Elements For Life In a Stellar Explosion

ByKiona Smith
What if?

Could a human enter a black hole? Physicists propose 2 theories

ByLeo Rodriguez and Shanshan Rodriguez
Quantum Physics

Quantum Physics Could Explain Nearly All the Mysteries of How Life Works

ByThe Conversation and Clarice D. Aiello