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A New State of Light: Physicists Observe New Phase in Bose-Einstein Condensate of Light Particles

A single "super photon" made up of many thousands of individual light particles — about 10 years ago, researchers at the University of Bonn...

Researchers Find Evidence of Elusive Odderon Particle

For 50 years, the research world has been searching for the so-called Odderon particle — completely without results. But in a new study, a Swedish-Hungarian...

The Fascinating Stuff That Makes Up Our Universe

Ever wondered what the universe is made up of? First, you need to understand that the substance of the known universe is classified as...

Physicists Circumvent Centuries-Old Theory to Cancel Magnetic Fields

A team of scientists, including two physicists at the University of Sussex, has found a way to circumvent a 178-year-old theory, which means they...

Does Physics Accept the Possibility of Time Travel?

Time travel has always fascinated people. The idea that you can travel to the future to know what will happen or back to the...

Plato Was Right: Earth Is, More or Less, Made of Cubes

The ancient Greek philosopher Plato believed that the universe consisted of five fundamental elements — air, fire, water, cosmos (or aether), and earth. According...

Science or Fiction: Is Gravity an Illusion?

Gravity is one of the fundamental concepts in physics. Gravity is used to explain the creation and sustenance of the universe, from the smallest...

Why Dark Matter Hasn’t Killed Anyone… Yet

Dark matter has been a mystery to scientists for a long time. A team of physicists from the Vanderbilt University and Case Western Reserve...

What Particles Get Their Mass From the Higgs Field?

The Higgs field is like an endless ocean through which all matter swims. Some particles are like sponges and sop up mass as they...

Study Finds Tens of Thousands of Black Holes in Milky Way’s Center

A Columbia University-led team of astrophysicists has discovered a dozen black holes gathered around Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole in the...

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