Pauli blocking, a quantum phenomenon that makes a dense quantum gas suddenly turn transparent, has now been observed in three independent experiments Physics 18 November 2021 By Leah Crane Blue laser light being used to measure how quantum effects can influence light scattering in an ultracold gas of strontium atoms
The one-way flow of time is one of the great mysteries of physics. It might be that we see causes and effects just because our information about reality is incomplete Physics 17 November 2021 By Abigail Beall Kitti Suwanekkasit/Shutterstock BY THE time you have finished reading this, you will be
Quantum theory is peerless at explaining reality, but assaults our intuitions of how reality should be. It seems likely the fault lies with our intuitions Physics 17 November 2021 By Daniel Cossins Shutterstock/agsandrew PARTICLES that also act like waves; the “spooky action at a distance” of entanglement; those dead-and-alive cats.
Physicists have long speculated why our universe seems “just right” for life. The most complex answer might be the simplest – that every other universe also exists Life 17 November 2021 By Richard Webb Alexandr Mitiuc/Alamy “WE LIVE in the best of all possible worlds.” So insists Professor Pangloss against