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08/10/16
CERN

The MoEDAL experiment at CERN has narrowed the window of where to search for a hypothetical particle, the magnetic monopole.

08/09/16
Berkeley Lab

DESI, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, will measure light from 35 million galaxies to provide new clues about dark energy.

08/09/16

Sterile neutrinos in trouble

The IceCube experiment reports ruling out to a high degree of certainty the existence of a theoretical low-mass sterile neutrino.

08/05/16

LHC bump fades with more data

Possible signs of new particle seem to have washed out in an influx of new data.

Winners declared in SUSY bet

08/26/16

Physicists exchanged cognac in Copenhagen at the conclusion of a bet about supersymmetry and the LHC.

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.

07/18/16

Pokémon Go shakes up the lab routine

At Fermilab and CERN, students, lab employees and visitors alike are on the hunt for virtual creatures.

07/15/16

The science of proton packs

Ghostbusters advisor James Maxwell explains the science of bustin'.

07/15/16

Who you gonna call? MIT physicists!

As science advisors, physicists Lindley Winslow and Janet Conrad gave the Ghostbusters crew a taste of life in the lab.

07/12/16

A primer on particle accelerators

What’s the difference between a synchrotron and a cyclotron, anyway?

07/05/16

Incredible hulking facts about gamma rays

From lightning to the death of electrons, the highest-energy form of light is everywhere.

06/28/16

Preparing for their magnetic moment

Scientists are using a plastic robot and hair-thin pieces of metal to ready a magnet that will hunt for new physics.

06/23/16

The Higgs-shaped elephant in the room

Higgs bosons should mass-produce bottom quarks. So why is it so hard to see it happening?