Nov 22, 2020
To Drop Dark Matter, Gravity Would Have to Be Really Weird
Dark matter, the invisible stuff whose gravity is thought to hold galaxies together, may be the least satisfying concept in physics. But if you want to get rid of it, a new study...
Sep 24, 2020
The Short Weird Life of Quantum Radar
You might call Jeffrey Shapiro the reluctant godfather of quantum radar. Twelve years ago, the electrical engineer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) helped develop...
Mar 27, 2020
Physicists Brawl Over New Dark Matter Claim
For decades, astrophysicists have thought some sort of invisible dark matter must pervade the galaxies and hold them together, although its nature remains a mystery. Now, three...
Feb 7, 2020
After Decades, the U.S. National Fusion Lab Seeks Rebirth
Joseph Winston, a technician here at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), knew something was wrong with the fusion reactor just by listening. In 2016, PPPL physicists had...
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