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02/27/17
PNNL

The PICO bubble chambers use temperature and sound to tune into dark matter particles.

02/24/17
Massive

An animated take on dark matter, voiced by Janna Levin.

02/21/17

Mobile Neutrino Lab makes its debut

The Mystery Machine for particles hits the road.

02/20/17
New York Times

A small discrepancy in the value of a long-sought number has fostered a debate about just how well we know the cosmos.

How blue-sky research shapes the future

04/18/17

While driven by the desire pursue curiosity, fundamental investigations are the crucial first step to innovation.

02/14/17

Physics love poems

Advance your romance with science.

02/10/17

Physics love poem challenge

Think you can do better than the Symmetry staff? Send us your poems!

02/07/17

What ended the dark ages of the universe?

New experiments will help astronomers uncover the sources that helped make the universe transparent.

02/02/17

Road trip science

The Escaramujo Project delivered detector technology by van to eight universities in Latin America.

01/26/17

The robots of CERN

TIM and other mechanical friends tackle jobs humans shouldn’t.

01/24/17

Five extreme facts about neutron stars

Neutron stars have earned their share of superlatives since their discovery in 1967.

01/17/17

The value of basic research

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.