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07/27/16
CERN

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

07/21/16

The LHC LEGO has 10,000 votes!! Thank you to everyone who supported the project!

07/21/16

Dark matter evades most sensitive detector

In its final run, the LUX experiment increased its sensitivity four-fold, but dark matter remains elusive. 

07/21/16
Quanta

Physicist Asimina Arvanitaki is thinking up ways to search gravitational wave data for evidence of dark matter particles orbiting black holes.

Our galactic neighborhood

08/30/16

What can our cosmic neighbors tell us about dark matter and the early universe?

05/19/16

The Planck scale

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

05/17/16

Why do objects feel solid?

The way you think about atoms may not be quite right.

05/12/16

Where does mass come from?

The Higgs field gives mass to elementary particles, but most of our mass comes from somewhere else.

05/05/16

Following LIGO’s treasure maps

Astronomers around the world are looking for visible sources of gravitational waves.

05/03/16

EXO-200 resumes its underground quest

The upgraded experiment aims to discover if neutrinos are their own antiparticles.

04/28/16

A GUT feeling about physics

Scientists want to connect the fundamental forces of nature in one Grand Unified Theory.

04/26/16

The hottest job in physics?

Accelerator scientists are in demand at labs and beyond.

04/19/16

Eight things you might not know about light

Light is all around us, but how much do you really know about the photons speeding past you?