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The Women Written Out of Nuclear Science

Kit Chapman Lady Science
Their stories are not just an important reminder of the difficulties faced by women in science; they are illustrations of how prejudices and bias can force talented individuals out of research to the detriment of us all.

Where is the Antimatter?

Sabine Hossenfelder BackReaction
Because there wasn’t an equal amount of matter and anti-matter in the early universe? That solves the problem. Case closed? Of course not. Because physicists make a living from solving problems - so they have an incentive to create problems.

Friday Nite Videos | June 25, 2021

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Sha’Carri Richardson Wins Gold & Carl Nassib Becomes First Openly Gay NFL Player. The Music’s Back in This Region. A Crime On The Bayou. Buy, Borrow, Die: How America's Ultrawealthy Stay That Way. How Quantum Mechanics Helps Birds Find Their Way.

How Quantum Mechanics Helps Birds Find Their Way

Some birds use Earth's magnetic field to navigate, but how they do this has been a mystery. Now, researchers have found a protein in bird eyes with a quantum mechanical sensitivity to magnetic fields.

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