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11/30/16
MIT

After making several upgrades, scientists have restarted the twin detectors of LIGO.

11/29/16
Vox

Physics has a dizzying array of subdisciplines. This short video breaks it down.

11/21/16
CERN

Fabiola Gianotti and Sekhar Basu signed an agreement admitting India to CERN as an associate member.

11/10/16
CERN

The LHC today began colliding proton beams with beams made up of the nuclei of lead atoms.

Viewing our turbulent universe

12/02/16

Construction has begun for the CTA, a discovery machine that will study the highest energy objects and events across the entire sky.

11/29/16

Hacking for humanity

THE Port humanitarian hackathon at CERN brings people from multiple industries together to make the world a better place.

11/17/16

Q&A: What more can we learn about the Higgs?

Four physicists discuss Higgs boson research since the discovery.

11/15/16

What to do with the data?

Physicists and scientific computing experts prepare for an onslaught of petabytes.

11/08/16

The origins of dark matter

Theorists think dark matter was forged in the hot aftermath of the Big Bang.

11/03/16

Is there a dark energy particle?

A theoretical particle that adapts to its surroundings could explain the accelerating expansion of our universe.

11/02/16

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Leonardo Senatore

See theorist Leonardo Senatore’s answers to readers’ questions about parallel universes.

10/31/16

In search of a parallel universe

What are parallel universes, and why do we think they might exist?

10/27/16

A bright idea

Can a biochemistry technique win the battle against background for scientists studying the nature of neutrinos?