Tag: Theoretical Physics
Physicists hint at a ‘fifth force of nature’
Scientists around the world are abuzz with news of a study which suggests there could be a ‘fifth force of nature’. It would revolutionise our knowledge of the universe. But would we notice?
Dark matter map reveals ‘invisible cosmic web’
The things we can see account for less than 20% of the universe’s mass. Almost nothing is known about the rest. Now, a huge project is attempting to map how ‘dark matter’ is distributed.
‘Theory of everything’ provokes fierce backlash
When a famous mathematician claimed he had witnessed the solution to the great mysteries of physics, it set the internet buzzing with excitement. Is this ‘the answer’, or just a red herring?