When chemical engineer Michael Dickey talks about his research on liquid metals, he knows what to expect.
Polling can take the pulse of a population’s sentiment, but swing voters, skewed samples and other issues have always limited its ability to pick a winner
The KATRIN experiment is closing in on the mass of the neutrino, which could point to new laws of particle physics and reshape theories of cosmology.
New research finds that shot type, referees and scorekeepers matter -- and that taking more 3-point shots shrinks it.
Contrary to a popular hypothesis, pro-social religions didn’t kick-start complex social systems
One of the first quantum simulators has produced a puzzling phenomenon: a row of atoms that repeatedly pops back into place. Physicists have been racing to explain what might be going on.
How well future pros sprint, jump and lift weights at the NFL Scouting Combine may tell us only a little bit about their career success.
People have known about magnets since ancient times, but the physics of ferromagnetism remains a mystery. Now a familiar puzzle is getting physicists closer to the answer.