The Event Horizon Telescope is back to work this week on tour of exotic cosmic objects

The planet-scale array of observatories most famous for creating the first-ever image of a black hole is heading back to work. The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) is gearing up for its 2022 campaign, which includes seven days of remote observations. The telescope network will focus on dramatic objects around the universe including black holes, galaxies … Read more

Alex Keshavarzi interview: How muons could reveal exotic new physics

Precision measurements have long suggested that particles called muons, closely related to the electron, are misbehaving. Now, it seems their shenanigans might be pointing to the presence of new particles Physics 9 February 2022 By New Scientist Jennie Edwards FOR decades, physicists have been aware of a gnawing anomaly in the behaviour of a mysterious … Read more

Strongest magnetic field did not produce exotic particles called magnetic monopoles

Researchers have used the strongest magnetic field ever measured to search for exotic particles called magnetic monopoles, but they came up empty Physics 2 February 2022 By Leah Crane Accelerator beam pipes at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland Daniel Dominguez/CERN The strongest magnetic field ever measured anywhere in the universe has … Read more