Our pick of the latest physics stories from around the world wide web.
Experimental documentary aired in honour of the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic flight.
Fermilab's Tevatron collider has spotted evidence of new particles that might point to a previously unidentified force of nature.
Jodrell bank will host the office for the Square Kilometre Array, which will have 10,000 times the survey speed of current telescopes
The European Space Agency releases an unusual illustration of Planet Earth which describes the variation in gravity across the surface of our world.
Forget the hose... firefighters of the future may be putting out fires with a wave of an electric wand.
This spring, scientists will try to retrieve the deepest types of rock ever extracted from beneath the seabed.
Nasa's Messenger spacecraft is primed and ready to enter into orbit around Mercury - the first probe to do so.
Japan's coastline may have shifted by as much as 4m (13ft) to the east following Friday's 8.9 magnitude earthquake.
UK researchers have demonstrated the highest-resolution optical microscope ever - aided by tiny glass beads.
The US shuttle Discovery has launched from the Kennedy Space Center for the last time.