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07/21/16

The LHC LEGO has 10,000 votes!! Thank you to everyone who supported the project!

07/19/16
Science

A new study has made it harder to explain dark energy with alternative theories of gravity.

07/14/16
Berkeley Lab

A team of hundreds of physicists and astronomers have made one of the most precise measurements yet of dark energy.

07/12/16
Science

A test of fundamental quantum theory comes as an unexpected bonus from data collected with the MINOS neutrino detector.

Dark matter evades most sensitive detector

07/21/16

In its final run, the LUX experiment increased its sensitivity four-fold, but dark matter remains elusive. 

07/18/16

Pokémon Go shakes up the lab routine

At Fermilab and CERN, students, lab employees and visitors alike are on the hunt for virtual creatures.

07/15/16

The science of proton packs

Ghostbusters advisor James Maxwell explains the science of bustin'.

07/15/16

Who you gonna call? MIT physicists!

As science advisors, physicists Lindley Winslow and Janet Conrad gave the Ghostbusters crew a taste of life in the lab.

07/12/16

A primer on particle accelerators

What’s the difference between a synchrotron and a cyclotron, anyway?

07/05/16

Incredible hulking facts about gamma rays

From lightning to the death of electrons, the highest-energy form of light is everywhere.

06/28/16

Preparing for their magnetic moment

Scientists are using a plastic robot and hair-thin pieces of metal to ready a magnet that will hunt for new physics.

06/23/16

The Higgs-shaped elephant in the room

Higgs bosons should mass-produce bottom quarks. So why is it so hard to see it happening?

06/21/16

All four one and one for all

A theory of everything would unite the four forces of nature, but is such a thing possible?