Cosmic inflation refers to a period of rapid, accelerated expansion that scientists think took place about 14 billion years ago.
The concept of wave-particle duality ascribes two seemingly contradictory traits to a single object.
Through ‘spooky action at a distance,’ the properties of two systems remain correlated even after they are separated.
Scientists have found a way to study sound waves from the early universe to learn more about its history and contents.
The observation of neutrinoless double beta decay would suggest that, by itself, the Standard Model Higgs cannot give mass to neutrinos.
Particles communicate with one another through force carriers.
What if all of nature’s forces can be woven together into one comprehensive force?
Like surfers on huge ocean waves, electrons can ride waves of plasma to very high energies.
Objects as large as a planet or as small as a photon can have the property of spin. Spin is also the reason we can watch movies in 3D.
Spectroscopy is a technique that astronomers use to measure and analyze the hundreds of colors contained in the light emitted by stars, galaxies and other celestial objects.