Physics & mathematics
Whether it's the forces that keep athletes twirling, the weird laws governing the quantum realm, or the far-out ideas of time travel and alternate universes, physics and mathematics cover a lot of interesting territory. Our team of expert science writers and editors are here to demystify these concepts with clarity and accuracy, keeping you up to date with the latest physics news, discoveries, articles and features.
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Researchers replicated the classic double slit experiment using lasers, but their slits are in time not space.
A new 13-sided shape is the first example of an elusive "einstein" — a single shape that can be tiled infinitely without repeating a pattern.
Two high school seniors have presented their proof of the Pythagorean theorem using trigonometry — which mathematicians thought to be impossible — at an American Mathematical Society meeting.
The bounds on Ramsey numbers, which describe relationships between nodes in a network, have been narrowed.
Signatures of neutrinos, or ghostly particles that rarely interact with others, were tentatively spotted in the Large Hadron Collider in 2021. Now, physicists have confirmed they are real.
Within a month of the Big Bang, a second cosmic explosion may have given the universe its invisible dark matter, new research suggests.
Albert Einstein's theories of relativity have been proven to be true time and again in the more than 100 years following their publication.
To celebrate Pi Day, we asked several mathematicians to tell us their favorite non-pi numbers. Here are some of their answers.
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