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08/09/16

Sterile neutrinos in trouble

The IceCube experiment reports ruling out to a high degree of certainty the existence of a theoretical low-mass sterile neutrino.

08/05/16

LHC bump fades with more data

Possible signs of new particle seem to have washed out in an influx of new data.

08/04/16
Science

Nearly 50 years ago, Rainer Weiss dreamed up a way to detect gravitational waves.

08/04/16

Higgs boson resurfaces in LHC data

The Higgs appeared in the second run of the LHC about twice as fast as it did in the first.

You keep using that physics word

09/27/16

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

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?

04/14/16

Five fascinating facts about DUNE

One: The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment will look for more than just neutrinos.