Particles and fields

A recent experiment has created a one-way quantum network between two labs, reaching a milestone on the path to creating a quantum internet.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
Scientists may soon be able to observe a dramatic, long-predicted consequence of Einstein’s theory of general relativity.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
Particle physicists have overcome one of the biggest obstacles to a collider that would smash particles for less.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
A next-generation atom smasher would cost billions of dollars. Europe and China both plan to build one, but scientists are debating if it's worth it.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Other researchers dispute whether astronauts would experience the type of radiation used in the experiment.
Meeri Kim, Contributor
A new paper proposes two experiments to test if the steadiest components in physics are really kind of shifty after all.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
For the first time, researchers have shown that antimatter interferes as a quantum wave in the same way regular matter does.
Bailey Bedford, Contributor
New findings suggest that ordinary sound has negative gravitational mass.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Both can be made using the power of particle accelerators.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Mysterious dark matter particles may be blowing past Earth at 1.8 million kilometers per hour.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Scientists use something that comes from space to peer into large objects like pyramids
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
The technique could help scientists better understand why certain materials have the properties they do.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer