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08/19/16
IBT

The exotic five-quark particle detected by CERN’s LHCb Experiment is here to stay.

08/19/16
CERN

The LHC has reached this year’s target of 2200 proton bunches in each of its particle beams.

08/12/16
Nature

Excitement rises over chance of new physics from particle-du-jour.

08/10/16

Dark matter hopes dwindle with X-ray signal

A previously detected, anomalously large X-ray signal is absent in new Hitomi satellite data, setting tighter limits for a dark matter interpretation.  

Five facts about the Big Bang

08/23/16

It’s the cornerstone of cosmology, but what is it all about?

08/19/16

The $100 muon detector

A doctoral student and his adviser designed a tabletop particle detector they hope to make accessible to budding young engineering physicists.

08/16/16

The physics photographer

Fermilab’s house photographer of almost 30 years, Reidar Hahn, shares four of his most iconic shots.

08/10/16

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Risa Wechsler

See cosmologist Risa Wechsler's answers to readers' questions about dark matter and dark energy.

08/09/16

The contents of the universe

How do scientists know what percentages of the universe are made up of dark matter and dark energy?

08/02/16

Q&A: The future of CERN

CERN’s Director General is enthusiastic about the progress and prospects of the LHC research program, but it’s not the only thing on her plate.

07/28/16

The deconstructed Standard Model equation

The Standard Model is far more than elementary particles arranged in a table.

07/27/16

The Atomki anomaly

A result from an experiment in Hungary catches the attention of a group of theorists in the United States.

07/26/16

The most important website in particle physics

The first website to be hosted in the US has grown to be an invaluable hub for open science.