Archive for April, 2013

IceCube snares extragalactic neutrinos

April 23, 2013 Leave a comment

Two ultra-high-energy neutrinos captured by the South pole detector probably came from outside the Galaxy, I report for Nature.

Categories: Astrophysics

Photons demonstrate Kochen-Specker theorem

April 17, 2013 Leave a comment

My article for Nature reports on the most faithful yet demonstration of the 1967 theorem, originally proposed as a thought experiment. What next, Schroedinger’s cat?

Obama seeks science funding increase

April 11, 2013 Leave a comment

Our coverage for Nature of the President’s fiscal year 2014 budget request, which contains a generous increase for basic, but “use-inspired” energy sciences.

Categories: Science funding

Space station results deepen antimatter enigma

April 3, 2013 Leave a comment

The first results from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer fall short of evidence for dark matter, I report for Nature.