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11/29/16
Vox

Physics has a dizzying array of subdisciplines. This short video breaks it down.

11/21/16
CERN

Fabiola Gianotti and Sekhar Basu signed an agreement admitting India to CERN as an associate member.

11/10/16
CERN

The LHC today began colliding proton beams with beams made up of the nuclei of lead atoms.

11/07/16
Cosmos

Alas, even the most promising data can let us down, writes Katie Mack.

The value of basic research

01/17/17

How can we measure the worth of scientific knowledge? Economic analysts give it a shot.

11/03/16

Is there a dark energy particle?

A theoretical particle that adapts to its surroundings could explain the accelerating expansion of our universe.

11/02/16

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Leonardo Senatore

See theorist Leonardo Senatore’s answers to readers’ questions about parallel universes.

10/31/16

In search of a parallel universe

What are parallel universes, and why do we think they might exist?

10/27/16

A bright idea

Can a biochemistry technique win the battle against background for scientists studying the nature of neutrinos?

10/25/16

A primer on gravitational-wave detectors

Physicists are searching for gravitational waves all across the spectrum.

10/20/16

99 percent invisible

With a small side project, astronomers discover a new type of galaxy.

10/18/16

It came from the physics lab

Settle in for a physics-themed Halloween movie marathon.

10/12/16

Citizen scientists join search for gravitational waves

A new project pairs volunteers and machine learning to sort through data from LIGO.