Theoretical Physics News

12/14/2017

A New Window on the Universe

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

12/05/2017

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

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

11/13/2017

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.​

08/07/2017

World’s Smallest Neutrino Detector Observes Elusive Interactions of Particles

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

08/04/2017

T2K Presents first Indication of CP Violation by Neutrinos

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

08/03/2017

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

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

08/02/2017

Improving Understanding of the Quantum World With Quantum Dots

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

07/21/2017

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.

06/06/2017

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.​

06/01/2017

One Step Closer to the Quantum Internet by Distillation

This method is essential to realize an unhackable internet.

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