Particle accelerators speed up elementary bits of matter to probe fundamental questions in physics, however, current facilities require huge amounts of space.
The object can make about 60 billion rotations per second.
The detection of a single neutrino has opened up a whole new branch of astronomy.
The matter will be cooled to just above absolute zero, or minus 459.67 degrees Fahrenheit.
The research—which was led by the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Barcelona—was conducted by an international team of physicists from 12 institutions who managed to close a loophole found in a common test of quantum mechanics.
Antimatter and matter should have completely annihilated each other in the Big Bang, leaving nothing but energy.
“We’ve been looking for this since the 1970s."
The researchers believe the method could work for not just light, but other kinds of waves such as sound.
Neutrinos and gamma rays may be the "daughter particles" of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays.
If you pull it, it moves away. If you push it, it accelerates toward you.
Klystrons are powerful generators for creating the electromagnetic fields that accelerate particles within atom smashers.
Excitonium is such uncharted territory that scientists don’t yet know what its properties are.
Dark matter could make up around 80 percent of the mass in the universe.
The X-ray allowed researchers to examine the rich assortment of objects that had been buried inside along with the girl’s body.
A combination of four quarks is something scientists have never been able to prove exists—until now.
Newly discovered particle was predicted to exist by the Standard Model of particle physics.
Soccer (or do you say football?) players move about the field like churned-up particles.
The discovery solves a 50-year-old puzzle about the building blocks of matter.