Punish Russia, but protect Russian scientists: CERN ponders response to Ukraine war

The Geneva-area research center that houses the world’s largest atom smasher is grappling with ways to punish Russia’s government while protecting Russian researchers who work to help solve the deepest mysteries of the universe. CERN, the historic acronym for what is now the European Organization for Nuclear…

Hawking was right: Black holes do not shrink over time, new study confirms

Black holes have always been the ultimate villains in the story of the universe. The dark mass of objects that does not even allow light to pass through them is present in almost every galaxy. Our very own Milky Way galaxy has a supermassive black hole lurking at its centre, which makes its study, once pioneered by…