Clean, limitless power from graphene

U.S. physicists has successfully developed a circuit capable of capturing graphene's thermal motion and converting it into an electrical current. This could  provide clean, limitless, low-voltage power for small devices.

Scientists Discover New Electronic State of Matter

A team of U.S. scientists has observed a new state of matter at the interface between two oxide materials. The discovery shows electrons can bind together in ways similar to how quarks combine to form neutrons and protons.

New Charmonium Particle Discovered

Physicists from the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) Collaboration at CERN have discovered a previously unknown particle - a new charmonium particle.

Large Hadron Collider replacement plans unveiled

The "Future Circular Collider" is conceived as a successor to the LHC, and – if given the green light – it would allow physicists to seek answers to some of greatest mysteries in physics.

The Large Hadron Collider Is Shutting Down For Two Years

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is getting a big boost to its performance. Unfortunately, for fans of ground-breaking physics, the whole thing has to be shut down for two years while the work is done.

Expanding Universe Mystery Deepens

An important discrepancy in measurements of the universe’s acceleration has theorists wondering whether we’ve gotten something fundamentally wrong in our understanding of the history of the universe.

Scientists Build Atomic Clocks That Can Measure Changes in Spacetime

This is just the latest result from efforts around the world to create the best-ever atomic clock. Perhaps these clocks could detect dark matter from the way its gravity alters spacetime.

Infinite-dimensional symmetry opens up possibility of a new physics

This surprising conclusion emerges from new work published by theoreticians from Warsaw and Potsdam. The scheme they posit unifies all the forces of nature in a way that is consistent with existing observations.

Plans Revealed for Enormous Particle Collider in China

Scientists this week released a conceptual design report for a next-generation particle accelerator in China, which would serve as a “Higgs boson factory,” as its proponents have called it.

CERN physicists may have found a new and unexpected particle

The new and unknown particle is just over a fifth of the mass of the Higgs boson. There's nothing in any of the current models that predicts this mass. However, It's unlikely to be physics-breaking.

Nobel Prize in physics awarded for two advances in lasers

Three scientists from the United States, France and Canada are awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for the development of short, intense laser pulses and for optical tweezers that can grab tiny particles.

Single molecule control for a millionth of a billionth of a second

Physicists have discovered how to manipulate and control individual molecules for a millionth of a billionth of a second, after being intrigued by some seemingly odd results.

Laser breakthrough has physicists close to cooling down antimatter

For the first time, physicists at CERN have observed a benchmark atomic energy transition in anithydrogen, a major step toward cooling and manipulating the basic form of antimatter.

Fresh Evidence for a New 'Sterile' Fundamental Particle

There are three types of neutrinos in the Standard Model, the blueprint of particle physics. Experimental results add evidence for the existence of a fourth, more mysterious type - the sterile neutrino.

Experiment Shares New View of Neutrinos

Experiment called OPERA at CERN has released its final round of results, which add further evidence of neutrinos’ strange identity-swapping behavior.