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07/21/17

Watch the underground groundbreaking

This afternoon, watch a livestream of the start of excavation for the future home of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

07/20/17
Stanford

Stanford and University of California researchers found evidence of particles that are their own antiparticles. These 'Majorana fermions’  could one day help make quantum computers more robust.

07/10/17
Daily Herald

Hugh Lippincott, a Fermilab scientist, went on a Skype date while looking for dark matter. He writes that things turned out fine.

07/06/17
CERN

The LHCb experiment at CERN has reported the observation of a new particle containing two charm quarks and one up quark. 

50 years of stories

09/19/17

To celebrate a half-century of discovery, Fermilab has been gathering tales of life at the lab.

05/26/17

First results from search for a dark light

The Heavy Photon Search at Jefferson Lab is looking for a hypothetical particle from a hidden “dark sector.”

05/16/17

The facts and nothing but the facts

At a recent workshop on blind analysis, researchers discussed how to keep their expectations out of their results.

05/09/17

Understanding the unknown universe

The authors of We Have No Idea remind us that there are still many unsolved mysteries in science.

05/04/17

Sterile neutrino search hits roadblock at reactors

A new result from the Daya Bay collaboration reveals both limitations and strengths of experiments studying antineutrinos at nuclear reactors.

04/28/17

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Tulika Bose

See Boston University physicist Tulika Bose's answers to readers’ questions about research at the Large Hadron Collider.

04/27/17

Did you see it?

Boston University physicist Tulika Bose explains why there's more than one large, general-purpose particle detector at the Large Hadron Collider.

04/25/17

Archaeology meets particle physics

Undergraduates search for hidden tombs in Turkey using cosmic-ray muons.

04/18/17

How blue-sky research shapes the future

While driven by the desire to pursue curiosity, fundamental investigations are the crucial first step to innovation.