Will Weyl fermion be the holy grail of 21st century physics?

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Recently, three independent groups of physicists, one led by a Bangladeshi‒American, Professor Zahid Hasan of Princeton University, found evidence of the existence of quasiparticles called Weyl fermions. A quasiparticle is not an elementary particle like an electron, proton, or a neutron that exists in nature. It is a disturbance in a medium that behaves like… Read more »

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Voyage across infinity

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Voyager 1, the little plutonium-powered spacecraft launched 36 years ago by NASA and equipped with primitive technology by today’s standards

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