Theoretical Physics News

08/09/2016

Investigating the Neutrino Mass Scale With The Ultra-Low Background KamLAND-Zen Detector

The KamLAND-Zen experiment succeeded in dramatically improving the neutrinoless decay search limit.

07/18/2016

Smallest Hard Disk To Date Writes Information Atom By Atom

Storage density is 500 times better than the best commercial hard disk currently available.

07/12/2016

Blue Is an Indicator of First Star's Supernova Explosion

The color of supernovae during a specific phase could be an indicator for detecting the oldest supernovae in the Universe.

07/06/2016

Lost Satellite Revealed Black Hole Stirring Cosmic Brew, Thwarting Star Formation

Before Hitomi Died, it Sent Back X-ray Data that Explain How Turbulent Motions May Prevent Cooling of Hot Gas.

06/27/2016

Simulations Foresee Hordes of Colliding Black Holes in Observatory’s Future

Study examines genealogy of first detected mergers.

06/22/2016

Science Movie Supervised By Hirosi Ooguri Wins Best Educational Production Award

Film visualizes superstring theory and was supervised by supervised by Kavli IPMU Principal Investigator Hirosi Ooguri.

05/25/2016

Supermassive Black Hole Wind Can Stop New Stars From Forming

New class of galaxies with supermassive black hole winds energetic enough to suppress star formation.

05/10/2016

New Test By Deepest Galaxy Map Finds Einstein’s Theory Stands True

Researchers have made a 3D map of 3000 galaxies 13 billion light years from Earth.

04/20/2016

Experiment Probes Nature of Space and Time

Scientists listen for 'holographic noise" at the universe's smallest scale.

02/24/2016

Subaru Telescope Takes Snapshot of Fast Radio Burst Host Galaxy

Until now, no one could explain what fast radio bursts were or where they came from.

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