Physics in Pictures

Using cutting-edge machine-learning technology, scientists are pushing the envelope of quantum computing.

Neural Nets Help Design Stable Quantum Computers

Using cutting-edge machine-learning technology, scientists are pushing the envelope of quantum computing.


The Swallow Tanager gets its brilliant blue and turquoise hues by harnessing the wave properties of light.

What Color is this Bird?

The swallow tanager gets its brilliant blue and turquoise hues by harnessing the wavelike properties of light.


The interior of a neutron star plays host to strange phases of matter unlike anything seen here on Earth.

Don't Eat This! A Recipe for "Nuclear Pasta"

The interior of a neutron star plays host to strange phases of matter unlike anything seen here on Earth.


The birth of a star produces spectacularly fast-moving bursts of particles.

An Astronomically Powerful Debut: Herbig-Haro Objects

The birth of a star produces spectacularly fast-moving bursts of particles.


The incredible energy of the Z Pulsed Power Facility makes for an impressive sight.

Meet the Z-Machine

The incredible energy of the Z Pulsed Power Facility makes for an impressive sight.