Physics

A graphene layer shields an artwork against light, oxygen and moisture, and can be removed using an eraser.
Karen Kwon, Contributor
Errors in models used to interpret gravitational wave signals could misleadingly suggest deviations from relativity, a new study warns.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
A recent rule change has given golfers a conundrum and a new analysis reveals how complicated the decision is.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
The shock of the blast created the right conditions for the elusive structures.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Researchers confirm that sharks use a magnetic field to change their route.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
Researchers designed pasta that is stored flat and morphs into shape while cooking.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Using a bouncy platform instead of a vibrating tip may allow MRI machines to image a single virus.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
New research reveals how that familiar click of two things locking together works.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
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