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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In this extract from the book 'The One Thing You Need to Know', author Marcus Chown explains how the Dirac Equation came to be.
The research, which has not been peer-reviewed, has sparked viral attempts at imitation around the world.
Einstein predicted the existence of these crosses back in 1915. Now, they are used to study distant galaxies.
Non abelian-anyons' recollection of their past has enabled physicists to weave them into complex entangled designs with new behaviors.
What happens when an invisible star dies? It erupts in an invisible explosion, of course. New research describes how these unseen 'bosenovas' may behave.
A massive galaxy far from Earth seems to be entirely devoid of dark matter, contrary to all accepted cosmological models.
Microfractures in nano-size copper and platinum have been observed healing themselves from repeated tugs.
The quasicrystal, a type of non-repeating crystal once deemed impossible, was made by jiggling thousands of metal balls in a tray for over a week.
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