Inside an Atom's Heart

Using the powerful Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) in US. scientists have shown how it's possible to glean precise details on the arrangement of gold's protons and neutrons using a kind of quantum interference never before seen in an experiment.

The Lifetime of a Neutron Has Been Measured in Space

For the first time, scientists have measured the lifespan of a neutron in the void of space. This could help us to better understand how quickly elements formed out of the particle soup that filled the Universe just after the Big Bang.