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06/19/17
New York Times

Physicists monitoring the Large Hadron Collider are seeking clues to a theory that will answer deeper questions about the cosmos.

06/19/17
Scientific American

Machine learning is crucial to staying ahead of hackers trying to break into at CERN’s massive worldwide computing grid.

06/15/17
Gizmodo Australia

A team of researchers from Texas A&M University is studying a way to pasteurize milk without heating it.

Turning plots into stained glass

07/25/17

Hubert van Hecke, a heavy-ion physicist, transforms particle physics plots into works of art.

05/30/17

A brief etymology of particle physics

How did the proton, photon and other particles get their names?

05/26/17

First results from search for a dark light

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

05/16/17

The facts and nothing but the facts

At a recent workshop on blind analysis, researchers discussed how to keep their expectations out of their results.

05/09/17

Understanding the unknown universe

The authors of We Have No Idea remind us that there are still many unsolved mysteries in science.

05/04/17

Sterile neutrino search hits roadblock at reactors

A new result from the Daya Bay collaboration reveals both limitations and strengths of experiments studying antineutrinos at nuclear reactors.

04/28/17

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Tulika Bose

See Boston University physicist Tulika Bose's answers to readers’ questions about research at the Large Hadron Collider.

04/27/17

Did you see it?

Boston University physicist Tulika Bose explains why there's more than one large, general-purpose particle detector at the Large Hadron Collider.

04/25/17

Archaeology meets particle physics

Undergraduates search for hidden tombs in Turkey using cosmic-ray muons.