Stanford physicists have developed a “quantum microphone” so sensitive that it can measure individual particles of sound, called phonons.
Scientists suspect magnetic reconnection is one way that particles are accelerated to nearly light speed.
Meteor showers are caused by streams of solid particles, dust size and larger, moving as a group through space.
These colorful clouds created a light show in the sky, helping researchers track the flow of neutral and charged particles in Earth’s ionosphere.
Fermilab breaks ground on a major new particle accelerator project that will power cutting-edge physics experiments for many decades to come.
CERN unveils plan for the next-generation particle accelerator, that will be four times the size of the Large Hadron Collider and will cost $10 billion.
Take a deep breath. Even if the air looks clear, it is nearly certain that you will inhale millions of solid particles and liquid droplets.
Work begins on new SLAC facility, that could make particle accelerators 1,000 times smaller.
Scientists find signs of a ‘sterile neutrino,’ a fundamental particle that shouldn’t exist.
A student satellite solved a 60-year-old major space mystery, regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earth’s radiation belts.