Tag: physics and astronomy department
Most theoretical physicists don’t see their predictions confirmed in their lifetimes, as it can take centuries to discover the physical phenomena that marks them true. But that hasn’t been the case for UNC’s Laura Mersini-Houghton, who’s seen six of her predictions about the origins of the universe verified in the last decade.
The excess of matter over antimatter is one of the most compelling mysteries in science, according to physicist John Wilkerson at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. If equal amounts of matter and antimatter had formed in the … Continued