Articles by

Natalie Wolchover

High-Energy Cosmic Ray Sources Get Mapped for the First Time

They twist and turn on their way to Earth, which has made it nearly impossible to identify...

A ‘Last Hope’ Experiment Finds Evidence for Unknown Particles

Long-awaited news from Fermilab’s Muon g-2 team may resolve a tantalizing conflict between nature and theory. But...

Quantum Mischief Rewrites the Laws of Cause and Effect

Spurred on by experiments that scramble the ordering of causes and their effects, some physicists are figuring...

A Decades-Long Quest Reveals New Details of Antimatter

Twenty years ago, physicists began investigating a mysterious asymmetry inside the proton. Their results show how antimatter...

What Dust From Space Tells Us About Ourselves

Micrometeorites fill every corner of our planet. Matthew Genge is using these shards of interplanetary space to...