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01/19/17

Matter-antimatter mystery remains unsolved

Measuring with high precision, physicists at CERN found a property of antiprotons perfectly mirrored that of protons.

01/13/17
CERN

This is an important milestone on the way to research at the first light-source laboratory in the Middle East.

12/26/16
Washington Post

Rubin’s groundbreaking discoveries revolutionized the way scientists observe, measure and understand the universe.

12/19/16
CERN

The measurement is the result of over 20 years of work by the CERN antimatter community.

The value of basic research

01/17/17

How can we measure the worth of scientific knowledge? Economic analysts give it a shot.

01/13/17

STOMP visits CERN

A group known for making music with everyday objects recently got their hands on some extraordinary props.

01/12/17

Twinkle, twinkle, little supernova

Using Twinkles, the new simulation of images of our night sky, scientists get ready for a gigantic cosmological survey unlike any before.

01/10/17

How heavy is a neutrino?

The question is more complicated than it seems.

01/06/17

CERN ramps up neutrino program

The research center aims to test two large prototype detectors for the DUNE experiment.

01/05/17

Anything to declare?

Sometimes being a physicist means giving detector parts the window seat.

12/20/16

2016 year in particle physics

Scientists furthered studies of the Higgs boson, neutrinos, dark matter, dark energy and cosmic inflation and continued the search for undiscovered particles, forces and principles.

12/16/16

The ABCs of Particle Physics board book

The ABCs of Particle Physics is available online and at public libraries and stores near Fermilab and SLAC.

12/15/16

Physics books of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, Symmetry writer Mike Perricone takes us through the latest additions to his collection of popular science books related to particle physics.