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Seerat Chabba – Scientists say they have found a ‘fifth force of nature’

In a move that could completely alter our understanding of the universe, a new study confirmed the possible discovery of a fifth fundamental force of nature. Published by theoretical physicists from the University of California, Irvine, in the journal Physical Review Letters, the study comes a year after a group of experimental nuclear physicists at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences identified a …

Crazyland – Dmitry Orlov

A long time ago—almost a quarter of a century—I worked in a research lab, designing measurement and data acquisition electronics for high energy physics experiments. In the interest of providing motivation for what follows, I will say a few words about the job. It was interesting work, and it gave me a chance to rub shoulders (and drink beer) with …