Physics

Two physics experts answer a bewildering shower thought.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
A small amount of water bound to the surface of the towel acts like glue to hold the cotton fibers together.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Yamir Moreno studies how human networks spread COVID-19 and other diseases.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Particle physicists have overcome one of the biggest obstacles to a collider that would smash particles for less.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
Refined instruments reduce noise at the quantum level, allowing for discoveries of more distant gravitational waves.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
The new laureates discovered the first planet orbiting a solar-type star and improved our understanding of how the universe evolved.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will cover the three most anticipated science prizes of the year.
Chris Gorski, Editor
These significant advancements could win the Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry.
Inside Science Staff
The cloaked objects leave no wake.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Researchers can now measure individual phonons -- a single unit of sound.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
When it comes to scoring a goal, soccer ball design is crucial to a player's success.
Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor
For the first time, researchers have shown that antimatter interferes as a quantum wave in the same way regular matter does.
Bailey Bedford, Contributor