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05/09/17

CERN unveils new linear accelerator

Linac 4 will replace an older accelerator as the first step in the complex that includes the LHC.

05/08/17
New York Times

The Sesame institute is made up of physicists from several countries that rarely talk to one another but whose scientists are determined to collaborate.

05/02/17

Mystery glow of Milky Way likely not dark matter

According to the Fermi LAT collaboration, the galaxy’s excessive gamma-ray glow likely comes from pulsars, the remains of collapsed ancient stars.

04/28/17
CERN

The LHC has once again begun circulating beams of protons, for the first time this year.

First results from search for a dark light

05/26/17

The Heavy Photon Search at Jefferson Lab is looking for a hypothetical particle from a hidden “dark sector.”

04/10/17

Urban Sketchers visit Fermilab

The group brought their on-site drawing practice to the particle physics laboratory.

04/04/17

WIMPs in the dark matter wind

We know which way the dark matter wind should blow. Now we just have to find it.

04/03/17

Art intimates physics

Artist Chris Henschke’s latest piece inspired by particle physics mixes constancy with unpredictability, the natural with the synthetic.

03/28/17

How to make a discovery

Particle physics is a dance between theory and experiment.

03/24/17

A new gem inside the CMS detector

This month scientists embedded sophisticated new instruments in the heart of a Large Hadron Collider experiment.

03/21/17

High-energy visionary

Meet Hernán Quintana Godoy, a scientist who helped make Chile central to international astronomy.

03/17/17

Q&A: Dark matter next door?

Astrophysicists Eric Charles and Mattia Di Mauro discuss the surprising glow of our neighbor galaxy. 

03/14/17

The life of an accelerator

As it evolves, the SLAC linear accelerator illustrates some important technologies from the history of accelerator science.