Andrew Grant's Articles
- NewsThe first study of how antiprotons interact with each other reveals yet again that particles of antimatter behave just like their ordinary matter counterparts.
- Science TickerA platform tiled with ultrasound-emitting speakers can get small objects to hover, spin, move around and get reeled in as if pulled by a tractor beam.
- NewsBy mimicking a mathematician’s method for creating vacancies in a hotel with an infinite number of rooms, physicists may have found a way of increasing the amount of data that can be carried via light.
- Science TickerThe first demonstration of a loophole-free Bell test validates the weirdness of quantum physics.
- Science TickerHere are five key (though not necessarily new) findings in the paper that epitomize the surprising complexity of the Pluto system.
- NewsSilicon transistors have been modified and patched together to form logic gates that could perform calculations in future quantum computers.
- FeatureThe universe may be a vast quantum computer that safely encodes spacetime in an elaborate web of entanglement.
- NewsArthur McDonald and Takaaki Kajita shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery that neutrinos oscillate between different types, which demonstrates that the particles have mass.
- Science TickerThe discovery that subatomic particles called neutrinos have mass has won Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo and Arthur McDonald of Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics.
- NewsAn 83-year-old math problem concerning sequences of 1s and –1s has been solved.