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The Scientific Problem That Must Be Experienced

To understand turbulence we need the intuitive perspective of art.

How Physics Is Like Three-Chord Rock

Like a set of common chords, the same math appears in diverse fields of physics.

This Shape-Shifter Could Tell Us Why Matter Exists

Neutrinos can flit between states effortlessly, hinting at deep new physics.

The Disappearing Physicist and His Elusive Particle

He ushered symmetry into theoretical physics, then vanished without a trace.

The Sacred, Spherical Cows of Physics

Theoretical physics milks symmetry to power its newest tool.

Why Physicists Make Up Stories in the Dark

In unseen worlds, science invariably crosses paths with fantasy.

Before There Were Stars

The unlikely heroes that made starlight possible.

Higgs—The Movie

The director of “Particle Fever” talks about his film.

The Quantum Mechanics of Fate

How time travel might explain some of science’s biggest puzzles.