Technique won't end up in your computer screen, but could have other uses
Looking for a "new impetus," board shakes up leadership at planned Bilbao spallation source
In a year of triumphs for their reigning models, cosmologists and particle physicists yearn for something new that they can't explain.
Neutrinos flout the rules of particle physicists' standard model, but researchers are already deciphering their tricks.
Is Saturn's big, haze-shrouded moon Titan dead or alive?
Physicists demonstrate how to get around loophole
Nobel laureate and former White House science education chief returns to academia to expand his work on student learning
If Japan hosts the next-generation big physics project, tsunami reconstruction money might be available
Convinced that NASA will not finish the job, a private foundation intends to raise $450 million for a space mission to find asteroids that may threaten Earth.
As particle accelerators risk becoming unmanageably big and expensive to build and run, a team of European physicists hopes to solve the problem with a new accelerator design based on simple fiber-optic lasers.
The Crab nebula was famous for its rock-steady output of radiation. So when it began spewing gamma rays, at first researchers couldn't believe their instruments.
New observations reveal why the Milky Way’s dark beast doesn’t seem to be very hungry
Midair collisions drive the ferocity of these dangerous events
Studying how liquid vibrates on surfaces may yield better designs for high-tech equipment
Physicists at Michigan State University can buy supplies for $730 million machine
Government-led consolidation is arousing fears that institutes will lose autonomy and funding
Sound and light scattering off a rotating object puts new twist on classic phenomenon
Condensed matter to be target of Gordon and Betty Moore grants
Diamond-based device could detect incipient cancers
Fifteen-meter ring moved 5000 kilometers by truck and barge
World’s fastest man would still set records without help from the wind
As particle physicists in Europe and Japan rack up major discoveries such as the Higgs boson, their counterparts in the United States are about to meet in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, to explore options for reviving their own lagging research program.
The solution to a decades-old space mystery may help save satellites from deadly radiation.
Observation raises hopes for peeking into earliest moments of the universe
The Department of Energy office that funds bread-and-butter research with the closest ties to energy and runs the department's big user facilities is facing a budget crunch after years of steady growth.
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