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03/16/17
CERN

The LHCb collaboration announced the discovery of a new system of five particles all in a single analysis

03/16/17
Science

Dianna Cowern—a.k.a. Physics Girl—has one of those invent-it-yourself jobs that exist only in the age of the internet.

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.

Did you see it?

04/27/17

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

02/23/17

Instrument finds new earthly purpose

Detectors long used to look at the cosmos are now part of X-ray experiments here on Earth.

02/17/17

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Anne Schukraft

See Fermilab physicist Anne Schukraft's answers to readers’ questions about neutrinos.

02/16/17

Wizardly neutrinos

Why can a neutrino pass through solid objects?

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.