Physics

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In a wild first, physicists used lasers to control lightning on a mountaintop

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This supermassive black hole takes long snack breaks, new model suggests

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Look! JWST image may upend our understanding of the early universe

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A Large Hadron Collider discovery could point the way to dark matter

Destroyer of Worlds

'Oppenheimer' trailer proves it's the biopic Christopher Nolan was born to make

Innovation

When will fusion energy be available? Here's what 3 scientists predict

Innovation

How Cold War secrecy helped fuel the latest fusion energy breakthrough

Going nuclear

Nuclear fusion breakthrough: A physicist answers three vital questions

Pew pew

Physicists achieve a "holy grail" of nuclear fusion — with a long road ahead

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This classic sci-fi movie on HBO Max popularized a futuristic technology — can science make it happen?

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How NASCAR helped NASA prepare for Artemis' dangerous splashdown

Innovation

A sports physicist reveals the hidden science behind this year’s World Cup soccer ball

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This tiny 2D wormhole could finally solve the biggest problem in physics

Opinion

Firefly swarms may have finally solved a 20-year-old scientific mystery

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Physicists debunk 4 myths about quantum theory — including one that stumped Einstein

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A cutting-edge radar system could be a front-line tool to fight dangerous space junk

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Is reality a simulation? A physicist explains how the truth may be revealed

Fluffy

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

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A tiny space probe could reveal the aftermath of our first asteroid defense test

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A trio of satellites could take a groundbreaking 360-degree photo of the sun

HORIZONS

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

Innovation

This brain-inspired material may be able to adapt to its environment

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New study finds the Universe has less dark energy than previously theorized

HORIZONS

A new laser-powered chip can transmit the entire internet (twice) each second

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Bleeding edge experimental plane could solve supersonic flight’s biggest drawback

Innovation

Controlled chaos may be the key to unlimited clean energy

Get off my lawn!

Watch a black hole spew on a neighboring galaxy

Innovation

When hurricanes knock out the grid, could solar and batteries power your home?

Nobel Prize

Three physicists win the Nobel for work on quantum entanglement

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The Rings of Power: The science behind the mesmerizing title credits

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This cosmic object was pivotal in the first picture of the Milky Way's black hole

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Space satellite proves a crucial test of Einstein's theories

Opinion

Opinion: Physicists can now use lasers to move atoms in previously untested ways

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UAE’s Mars mission just discovered a startling atmospheric phenomenon above the Red Planet

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Physicists accidentally re-created a rare, weird galaxy in the lab

here comes a big boy

Physicists discover a mind-bending puzzle about protons at the quantum level

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

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Astronomers discovered the earliest known dark matter — and it's not behaving as predicted

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Scientists at CERN have discovered too many particles for physics to keep up

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Astronomers pinpoint the source of a mysterious cosmic particle

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Earth is spinning too fast — the consequences for timekeeping may be unprecedented

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After stellar ancestors exploded as supernovae, their stardust formed our Solar System

HORIZONS

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

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Large Hadron Collider: What the Higgs boson revealed to physicists.

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Large Hadron Collider physicists find new particles in old data

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Astronomers discover a quirky star with a surprisingly galactic feature

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Large Hadron Collider restart: Time, experiments, and search for unknown physics

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In the search for dark matter, an unexpected tool may give scientists hope

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Rogue star gatecrashes cosmic baby-making party

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Scientists just laid the cornerstone of our quantum internet future