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Articles by Yuen Yiu

Researchers create safer batteries with perforations that prevent full-scale failures.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Two experiments test a 50-year-old theory on particles that move in a straight line.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Scientists look to nature to make a glue that can bind wet surfaces together.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The gigantic celestial body has exploded multiple times, confounding scientists.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Redesigned guitar strings use physics to avoid whammy bar dissonance.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

This past summer, thousands of scientists worked together in the first observation of a neutron star merger. Here’s how it went down.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

An animation of two neutron stars colliding.

First gravitational wave detection of colliding neutron stars sent scientists racing to collect light from the event.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

An artist's rendering of the LISA satellite.

A 100-year-old theory helped open up a brand-new world of astronomy.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The experiment behind this year’s winner for the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The 2017 Nobel Prize honors a discovery that Einstein predicted more than 100 years ago.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer