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We still don't understand a basic fact about the universe

We still don't understand a basic fact about the universe

How a new twist on quantum theory could solve its biggest mystery

Radioactive review: A reimagining of Marie Curie's luminous legacy

LATEST IN PHYSICS

Bubble popping

We've figured out why bubbles make a 'pop' sound when they burst

Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis

Mathematicians who revealed the power of random walks win Abel prize

How quantum computing got a boost from an experiment in a cornfield

How quantum computing got a boost from an experiment in a cornfield

Balls in a box

Pi Day: How to calculate pi using a cardboard tube and a load of balls

Liquid metal that floats on water could make transformable robots

Liquid metal that floats on water could make transformable robots

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The antimatter factory about to solve the universe's greatest mystery

PHYSICS IN DEPTH

MAR4E9 Abstract bright colorful universe. Nebula night starry sky in rainbow colors. Multicolor outer space. Elements of this image furnished by NASA.

Until the End of Time tries to use physics to find the meaning of life

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Your decision-making ability is a superpower physics can't explain

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What you experience may not exist. Inside the strange truth of reality

Chess pieces

What is reality? Why we still don't understand the world's true nature

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In the quantum realm, cause doesn’t necessarily come before effect

Are dark matter and dark energy related in anything apart from name?

Are dark matter and dark energy related in anything apart from name?