Bangladeshi scientist leads discovery of novel quantum state of matter

A Bangladeshi physicist of Princeton University has led an international research team in discovering a novel quantum state of matter that can be 'tuned' at will - and it's 10 times...

Discovery of neutron star collision is 'breakthrough' of 2017

The world's first-ever detection of two faraway neutron stars colliding, causing a massive blast that rippled through the fabric of space and time, is judged the scientific breakthrough of 2017.

CERN launches key new accelerator

Europe's top physics lab CERN launches its newest particle accelerator, billed as a key step towards future experiments that could unlock the universe's greatest mysteries.

New test proves universe is "spooky"

The universe really is weird, which is bad news both for Albert Einstein and for would-be hackers hoping to break into quantum encryption systems. Eighty years after the physicist dismissed as ...

After 100 years, Einstein's theory stands test of time

Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary, and his revolutionary hypothesis has withstood the test of time, despite numerous expert attempts to...

A Bangladeshi teen’s time at CERN

Labib Tazwar Rahman, a 17 year old A-Levels student from Bangladesh got the opportunity to live the dream - working for the CERN for a whole week.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Black hole caught 'burping' gas

Astronomers have spotted two huge waves of gas being "burped" by the black hole at the heart of a nearby galaxy.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

5 things Einstein got totally wrong

Relativity is now a centerpiece of modern physics, the reason GPS satellites and mobile internet exist, and why Einstein is easily the most famous scientist in history.But Einstein made plenty of...

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

New test proves universe is "spooky"

The universe really is weird, which is bad news both for Albert Einstein and for would-be hackers hoping to break into quantum encryption systems. Eighty years after the physicist dismissed as ...

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

After 100 years, Einstein's theory stands test of time

Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary, and his revolutionary hypothesis has withstood the test of time, despite numerous expert attempts to...

September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015

A Bangladeshi teen’s time at CERN

Labib Tazwar Rahman, a 17 year old A-Levels student from Bangladesh got the opportunity to live the dream - working for the CERN for a whole week.

August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015

Physicist observe and control quantum motion

For the first time, a team of physicists has discovered a way to observe and control quantum motion of an object that is large enough to see.

August 6, 2015
August 6, 2015

This star is so powerful it could rival a black hole (video)

A super-dense neutron star some 4,400 light-years away is not shy about showing off its strength, reports Huffington Post.

July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015

Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider announce the discovery of a new particle called the pentaquark.

June 3, 2015
June 3, 2015

Large Hadron Collider turns on 'data tap'

The Large Hadron Collider has re-started scientific investigations after a two-year pause.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Black hole seen 'playing billiards'

Astronomers have witnessed two big blobs of plasma, shot into space by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a dramatic cosmic billiard-shot.