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As this video explains, all the large-scale structure in the universe may owe its existence to nothing.


LHC smashes old collision records

The Large Hadron Collider is now producing about a billion proton-proton collisions per second.

The Royal Institution

In this animation, Suzie Sheehy discusses how particle accelerators work, what form they take and what champagne means to an accelerator physicist.

Berkeley Lab

The latest approval step paves the way for the LZ experiment to start in 2020.

A primer on gravitational-wave detectors


Physicists are searching for gravitational waves all across the spectrum.


The physics photographer

Fermilab’s house photographer of almost 30 years, Reidar Hahn, shares four of his most iconic shots.


#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Risa Wechsler

See cosmologist Risa Wechsler's answers to readers' questions about dark matter and dark energy.


The contents of the universe

How do scientists know what percentages of the universe are made up of dark matter and dark energy?


Q&A: The future of CERN

CERN’s Director General is enthusiastic about the progress and prospects of the LHC research program, but it’s not the only thing on her plate.


The deconstructed Standard Model equation

The Standard Model is far more than elementary particles arranged in a table.


The Atomki anomaly

A result from an experiment in Hungary catches the attention of a group of theorists in the United States.


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.


Pokémon Go shakes up the lab routine

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