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08/12/16
Nature

Excitement rises over chance of new physics from particle-du-jour.

08/10/16

Dark matter hopes dwindle with X-ray signal

A previously detected, anomalously large X-ray signal is absent in new Hitomi satellite data, setting tighter limits for a dark matter interpretation.  

08/10/16
CERN

The MoEDAL experiment at CERN has narrowed the window of where to search for a hypothetical particle, the magnetic monopole.

08/09/16
Berkeley Lab

DESI, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, will measure light from 35 million galaxies to provide new clues about dark energy.

You keep using that physics word

09/27/16

I do not think it means what you think it means.

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.