Articles by

Emily Conover

50 years ago, the United States and Soviet Union joined forces for science

A busy week for science in Moscow — Science News, June 3, 1972 U.S. and Soviet leaders …...

Scientists made a Möbius strip out of a tiny carbon nanobelt

From cylindrical nanotubes to the hollow spheres known as buckyballs, carbon is famous for forming tiny, complex...

A galactic smashup might explain galaxies without dark matter

Two mysterious galaxies, devoid of dark matter, could have a smashing origin story. About 8 billion years...

The Large Hadron Collider has restarted with upgraded proton-smashing potential

After a hiatus of more than three years, the Large Hadron Collider is back. Scientists shut down...

An ‘everlasting’ bubble endured more than a year without popping

If you hate having your bubble burst, you’ll love these “everlasting” bubbles. While soap bubbles are known...

Antiprotons show no hint of unexpected matter-antimatter differences

It’s confirmed: Protons and antiprotons are well-matched. The two types of subatomic particles mirror each other in...

New high-speed video reveals the physics of a finger snap

It all happens in a snap. New high-speed video exposes the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it physics behind snapping your fingers....

A new particle accelerator aims to unlock secrets of bizarre atomic nuclei

Inscribed on an Italian family’s 15th century coat of arms and decorating an ancient Japanese shrine, the...