matter

antimatter

Scientists Have Measured the 'Color' of Antimatter for the First Time

It’s a finding three decades in the making.
Kate Lunau
4.5.18
Picó

Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year

If we don't find it soon, our best searches could be doing it wrong.
Kate Lunau
1.3.17
Big Bang

Scientists Beamed a Laser at Antimatter to Measure It For the First Time

"Antimatter is kind of problem zero. We can’t explain why there’s a universe."
Kate Lunau
12.19.16
chile

Galaxies Form Inside of Dark Matter 'Clumps,' New Study Shows

The project allowed researchers to understand the relationship between dark matter and the galaxies better.
Emiko Jozuka
7.9.15
News

The Large Hadron Collider Is Officially Back and More Powerful Than Ever Before

CERN announces the start of data collecting from particle collisions at a record-breaking energy of 13 TeV.
Victoria Turk
6.3.15
materials

Meet the Newest State of Matter

Jahn–Teller metals offer new hope for high-temperature superconductivity.
Michael Byrne
5.9.15
energy

The World's Most Powerful Particle Accelerator Is Going After Dark Matter

The Large Hadron Collider will be smashing particles again by the summer.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.12.15
physics

The Coldest Matter in the World Can Act as a Near-Absolute Zero Fridge

The ultracold world can now be seen by the naked eye.
Michael Byrne
11.25.14
machines

The Particle Blasting Experiment That's Trying to Determine Why Matter Exists

By bombarding a 14,000-ton plastic structure with cosmic rays, from 500 miles away.
Jason Koebler
10.7.14
Motherboard Blog

Hunting the Universe's Dark Matter Ghost Particles with Good Ol' DNA

The idea is to get dark matter particles, or one theorized form of it, to leave a trail through a forest of DNA strands like big game tromping through underbrush.
Michael Byrne
11.1.12
Motherboard Blog

Is Our Universe Leaking Matter?

Maybe, though it's not doing it very fast and the chances of proving it are pretty slim. But it's fun to think about. The idea is that if you generate a strong enough magnetic potential in a region of space, matter might bolt to another universe...
Michael Byrne
1.24.12