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12/12/16
Cosmos

Particle physics is petrolhead science—a particle-revving, high-octane demolition derby near the speed of light.

12/08/16

A syllabus in cosmic rays

What have scientists learned in five years of studying cosmic rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment?

12/08/16
Quanta

Janet Conrad has a plan to catch an elusive particle that would upend what we know about the subatomic world.

11/30/16
MIT

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

The value of basic research

01/17/17

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

12/13/16

Science with sprinkles

Holiday guests will gravitate toward these physics cookies.

12/09/16

SESAME to open in 2017

The first synchrotron radiation source in the Middle East is running tests before its planned 2017 start.

12/06/16

Deep learning takes on physics

Can the same type of technology Facebook uses to recognize faces also recognize particles?

12/02/16

Viewing our turbulent universe

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.