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10/03/16
Veritasium

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

09/29/16

LHC smashes old collision records

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

09/29/16
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.

09/26/16
Berkeley Lab

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

Viewing our turbulent universe

12/02/16

Construction has begun for the CTA, a discovery machine that will study the highest energy objects and events across the entire sky.

07/18/16

Pokémon Go shakes up the lab routine

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

07/15/16

The science of proton packs

Ghostbusters advisor James Maxwell explains the science of bustin'.

07/15/16

Who you gonna call? MIT physicists!

As science advisors, physicists Lindley Winslow and Janet Conrad gave the Ghostbusters crew a taste of life in the lab.

07/12/16

A primer on particle accelerators

What’s the difference between a synchrotron and a cyclotron, anyway?

07/05/16

Incredible hulking facts about gamma rays

From lightning to the death of electrons, the highest-energy form of light is everywhere.

06/28/16

Preparing for their magnetic moment

Scientists are using a plastic robot and hair-thin pieces of metal to ready a magnet that will hunt for new physics.

06/23/16

The Higgs-shaped elephant in the room

Higgs bosons should mass-produce bottom quarks. So why is it so hard to see it happening?

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?