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01/23/17
Fermilab

Fermilab is turning 50! So how did it all start?

01/19/17

Matter-antimatter mystery remains unsolved

Measuring with high precision, physicists at CERN found a property of antiprotons perfectly mirrored that of protons.

01/13/17
CERN

This is an important milestone on the way to research at the first light-source laboratory in the Middle East.

12/26/16
Washington Post

Rubin’s groundbreaking discoveries revolutionized the way scientists observe, measure and understand the universe.

Instrument finds new earthly purpose

02/23/17

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

12/15/16

Physics books of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, Symmetry writer Mike Perricone takes us through the latest additions to his collection of popular science books related to particle physics.

12/13/16

Science with sprinkles

Holiday guests will gravitate toward these physics cookies.

12/09/16

SESAME to open in 2017

The first synchrotron radiation source in the Middle East is running tests before its planned 2017 start.

12/06/16

Deep learning takes on physics

Can the same type of technology Facebook uses to recognize faces also recognize particles?

12/02/16

Viewing our turbulent universe

Construction has begun for the CTA, a discovery machine that will study the highest energy objects and events across the entire sky.

11/29/16

Hacking for humanity

THE Port humanitarian hackathon at CERN brings people from multiple industries together to make the world a better place.

11/17/16

Q&A: What more can we learn about the Higgs?

Four physicists discuss Higgs boson research since the discovery.

11/15/16

What to do with the data?

Physicists and scientific computing experts prepare for an onslaught of petabytes.