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08/04/16
Science

Nearly 50 years ago, Rainer Weiss dreamed up a way to detect gravitational waves.

08/04/16

Higgs boson resurfaces in LHC data

The Higgs appeared in the second run of the LHC about twice as fast as it did in the first.

08/01/16
CERN

The ATLAS experiment at CERN has released the data from 100 trillion proton-proton collisions to the public.

07/27/16
CERN

SESAME, the pioneering new regional laboratory for the Middle East, announces first call for experiment proposals.

Winners declared in SUSY bet

08/26/16

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

06/21/16

All four one and one for all

A theory of everything would unite the four forces of nature, but is such a thing possible?

06/14/16

The neutrino turns 60

Project Poltergeist led to the discovery of the ghostly particle. Sixty years later, scientists are confronted with more neutrino mysteries than ever before.

06/07/16

The neutrino cocktail

Neutrinos are a puzzling mixture of three flavors and three masses. Scientists want to measure them down to the last drop.

06/02/16

What is a “particle”?

Quantum physics says everything is made of particles, but what does that actually mean?

05/31/16

1,000 meters below

Meet the world’s deepest underground physics facilities.

05/26/16

Low-mass particles that make high-mass stars go boom

Simulations are key to showing how neutrinos help stars go supernova.

05/24/16

Of bison and bosons

What are all of the symbols in Fermilab’s unofficial seal?

05/19/16

The Planck scale

The Planck scale sets the universe’s minimum limit, beyond which the laws of physics break.