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It looks completely impossible that this rock should stand, balanced as it is, but it has not moved since the last ice age.
A decade of science and trillions of collisions show the W boson is more massive than expected. A physicist on the team explains what it means for the reigning model of particle physics.
By John Conway
Purified water will 'instantly freeze' under certain conditions, and you can even make it happen at home. Is it magic? No. It's science!
Entropy is the disorder of a system, but that means a lot more than making a mess of a room.
Something very strange is afoot above the frozen landscape of Antarctica.
Researchers have come up with the most precise determination of Planck's constant ever, making it possible to reframe the idea of what a kilogram even is.
Stanford University researchers for have for the first time observed the formation of a super-dense frozen water crystals called ice VII, which don't naturally exist on Earth.
For nearly 40 years, science has relied upon the Standard Model of particle physics to describe the universe. But now some are saying that it's time for a rewrite.
An atom is made up of neutrons, protons and electrons, and its atomic number is calculated by adding up the number of protons and neutrons in the atom's nucleus. Learn about the basic structure and the atomic number of an atom in this article.
Your eyes can only perceive things in the presence of light. Learn how the photoelectric effect supports the particle theory of light in this article.