Theoretical Physics News


Scientists Explore Quantum Properties in the Two-Dimensional Limit

TU Delft investigated thin slices of SrIrO3, a material that belongs to the family of complex oxides.​


A New Window on the Universe

KITP hosts a rapid-response program to explore myriad new astrophysical insights from a double neutron star merger


MACHOs are Dead. WIMPs are a No-Show. Say Hello to SIMPs.

A new dark-matter candidate is slowly gaining followers and observational support.


Inauguration of Next-generation Neutrino Science Organization for the Hyper-Kamiokande Nucleon Decay and Neutrino Experiment

Japan launches an organization to develop the world's biggest neutrino particle detector.​


World’s Smallest Neutrino Detector Observes Elusive Interactions of Particles

UChicago physicists play leading role in confirming theory predicted four decades ago.


T2K Presents first Indication of CP Violation by Neutrinos

Data rejects the hypothesis that neutrinos and antineutrinos oscillate with the same probability.


Standard Model of the Universe Withstands Most Precise Test by Dark Energy Survey

SLAC and Stanford astrophysicists made crucial contributions to the galaxy survey.


Improving Understanding of the Quantum World With Quantum Dots

Scientists have built an 'artificial material'  that mimics quantum behavior.


An Experiment Proposed by Stanford Theorists Finds Evidence for the Majorana Fermion, a Particle That’s Its Own Antiparticle

Researchers have found evidence of particles that are their own antiparticles. The discovery could help make quantum computers more robust.


Neutrino Discovery: A Step Closer to Finding CP Violation

This violation of symmetry, called the charge-parity (CP) violation, does not explain the large amount of matter existing in the Universe.​