Physics

Tetra-Neutronium!

The neutron, discovered in 1932 by Chadwick, is a fascinating particle whose existence allows for the stability of heavy nuclei and a wealth of atoms of different properties. Without neutrons, Hydrogen would be the only stable element: protons cannot be br ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Jan 1 2022 - 2:51pm

How Idealizations Make Physics Simple

One of the constant things that one encounters in the world of science is idealization. ...

Blog Post - Mark Pierce - Jan 3 2022 - 12:11pm

Deep Learning Boosts The Performance Of Particle Detectors

The title of this post is no news for particle physicists- particle detectors are complex instruments and they work by interpreting the result of stochastic phenomena taking place when radiation interacts with the matter of which detectors are built, and i ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Jan 11 2022 - 11:00am

Quantum Gravity And The Search For A Unified Physics

Quantum gravity has fascinated scientists for over a century. ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Jan 12 2022 - 10:39pm