Dianna Cowern—a.k.a. Physics Girl—has one of those invent-it-yourself jobs that exist only in the age of the internet.
The PICO bubble chambers use temperature and sound to tune into dark matter particles.
An animated take on dark matter, voiced by Janna Levin.
The Mystery Machine for particles hits the road.
The era of multi-messenger astronomy promises rich rewards—and a steep learning curve.
Theorists think dark matter was forged in the hot aftermath of the Big Bang.
A theoretical particle that adapts to its surroundings could explain the accelerating expansion of our universe.
See theorist Leonardo Senatore’s answers to readers’ questions about parallel universes.
What are parallel universes, and why do we think they might exist?
Can a biochemistry technique win the battle against background for scientists studying the nature of neutrinos?
Physicists are searching for gravitational waves all across the spectrum.
With a small side project, astronomers discover a new type of galaxy.
Settle in for a physics-themed Halloween movie marathon.