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Subatomic particles called muons are thought to have streamed through the atmosphere and irradiated megafauna like the monster shark megalodon.
Dark matter may occasionally interact with minerals in the earth, leaving telltale tracks that physicists hope to decipher.
The same codes needed to thwart errors in quantum computers may also give the fabric of space-time its intrinsic robustness.
In a Paris lab, researchers have shown for the first time that quantum methods of transmitting information are superior to classical ones.
Planetary geologist Meenakshi Wadhwa uses Martian meteorites to trace the history of our solar system.
Two independent papers vanquish lingering doubts about LIGO’s historic discovery of gravitational waves.