This past week, scientists announced that they’d made an incredible physics observation using a vat of liquid xenon. It’s officially the rarest nuclear decay — and really, the rarest event of any kind — ever directly measured.
A proposed billion-dollar American particle collider has received enthusiastic backing from the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, according to a newly released report.
Lightning is nuts. It’s a supercharged bolt of electricity extending from the sky to the ground that can kill people. But it can also produce nuclear reactions, according to new research.