Physics

The surprise finding was observed when the fluids moved through specially treated tiny tubes.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
By mimicking the diabolical ironclad beetles' wing cases, engineers may be able to build stronger joints for applications such as airplanes.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
The hydrogen compound requires extremely high pressure to maintain its extraordinary properties.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
While groups have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the science prizes have been limited to three individuals per prize per year.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
This year’s prize highlights "the darkest secrets of the universe."
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
These significant advancements could win the Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine, physics and chemistry.
Inside Science Staff
Seventy-five years after Hans Geiger’s death, we explore how his most famous invention detects radiation.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
Researchers found that confined tumors are more resistant to drug treatments.
Meeri Kim, Contributor
The merger occurred when the universe was half its current age, and it may have produced the first known black hole of intermediate size
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
For 20 years, scientists believed that gravity caused some popped bubbles to collapse; new experiments turn that understanding on its head.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
The method may be able to improve solar flare prediction using only satellite images of the sun.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
A glimpse into the history of the start of the atomic age.
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer