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Quantum field theory may be the most successful scientific theory of all time, but there’s reason to think it’s missing something. Steven Strogatz speaks with theoretical physicist David Tong about this enigmatic theory.

The key to understanding the origin and fate of the universe may be a more complete understanding of the vacuum.

A hidden link has been found between two seemingly unrelated particle collision outcomes. It’s the latest example of a mysterious web of mathematical connections between disparate theories of physics.

Einstein’s description of curved space-time doesn’t easily mesh with a universe made up of quantum wavefunctions. Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll discusses the quest for quantum gravity with host Steven Strogatz.

Physicists are reexamining a longstanding assumption: that big stuff consists of smaller stuff.

The Standard Model is a sweeping equation that has correctly predicted the results of virtually every experiment ever conducted, as Quanta explores in a new video.

We’ve created a new way to explore the fundamental constituents of the universe.

On November 16, 2018, more than 200 readers joined writers and editors from *Quanta Magazine* for a wide-ranging panel discussion that examined the newest ideas in fundamental physics, biology and mathematics research.

The universe has not cooperated with physicists’ hopes. In desperation, many are looking for new ways to search for surprises at the Large Hadron Collider.

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