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Mining Black Hole Collisions for Hints of the Elusive Axion

The physicist Asimina Arvanitaki is thinking up ways to search gravitational wave data for evidence of dark matter particles orbiting black holes. The post Mining Black Hole Collisions for Hints … Continue Reading →


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Nature’s Hidden Order Reveals Itself in a Bird’s Eye

Scientists are exploring a mysterious pattern, found in birds’ eyes, boxes of marbles and other surprising places, that is neither regular nor random. The post Nature’s Hidden Order Reveals Itself … Continue Reading →


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How Richard Feynman’s Famous Diagrams Almost Saved Space

Richard Feynman’s famous diagrams embody a deep shift in thinking about how the universe is put together. The post How Richard Feynman’s Famous Diagrams Almost Saved Space appeared first on … Continue Reading →


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The Oracle of Arithmetic Works Best Without Writing Down a Thing

At 28, Peter Scholze is uncovering deep connections between number theory and geometry. The post The Oracle of Arithmetic Works Best Without Writing Down a Thing appeared first on WIRED.