Can corkscrewing lasers solve physics mystery?

How to create as-yet evasive magnetic monopoles.

Physicists, such as those at the now-defunct Monopole, Astrophysics and Cosmic Ray Observatory at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy (pictured), have tried to find magnetic monopoles, but efforts have so far been in vain. Credit: TOMMASO GUICCIARDINI / INFN / Getty Images