Schrödinger's Cat could be visible after all

Schrödinger's Cat could be (almost) as easy to observe as the internet's millions of LOLcats, with confirmation that there may be a way round Heisenberg's famous Uncertainty Principle after all.

Fish scale research could improve optical devices

A trick used by fish to overcome a basic law of physics could lead to improvements in the efficiency of LED lights.

ESA spots matter escaping from black hole

ESA’s Integral gamma-ray observatory has spotted apparently-doomed hot matter just a millisecond before plunging into a black hole - but says it appears that some of the matter may be escaping.