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.
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An invisible halo of misaligned dark matter could explain the warps at the Milky Way's edges.
Studying the mysterious form of matter around ancient quasar galaxies could have profound implications for our understanding of how the cosmos evolved.
Calculating the way three things orbit each other is notoriously tricky — but a new study may reveal 12,000 new ways to make it work.
The answer depends on the design of the bullet and the gun, as well as on what happens once the bullet leaves the muzzle.
The use of atomic clocks could help bring cosmology and astrophysics "down to Earth" by allowing scientists to investigate the mysteries of dark energy and dark matter in the lab.
What are mirages and why does this optical phenomenon cause us to see reality differently?
After scientists created oxygen-28 in the lab, it almost immediately degraded, baffling physicists around the world.
Reference The strong force is one of the four fundamental forces of nature. Learn how it fits into the Standard Model of particle physics.
Invisible dark matter may be gathering in the ultra-dense innards of neutron stars, potentially causing them to detonate in massive explosions.
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