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12/26/16
Washington Post

Rubin’s groundbreaking discoveries revolutionized the way scientists observe, measure and understand the universe.

12/19/16
CERN

The measurement is the result of over 20 years of work by the CERN antimatter community.

12/12/16
Cosmos

Particle physics is petrolhead science—a particle-revving, high-octane demolition derby near the speed of light.

12/08/16

A syllabus in cosmic rays

What have scientists learned in five years of studying cosmic rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment?

How to make a discovery

03/28/17

Particle physics is a dance between theory and experiment.

11/15/16

What to do with the data?

Physicists and scientific computing experts prepare for an onslaught of petabytes.

11/08/16

The origins of dark matter

Theorists think dark matter was forged in the hot aftermath of the Big Bang.

11/03/16

Is there a dark energy particle?

A theoretical particle that adapts to its surroundings could explain the accelerating expansion of our universe.

11/02/16

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Leonardo Senatore

See theorist Leonardo Senatore’s answers to readers’ questions about parallel universes.

10/31/16

In search of a parallel universe

What are parallel universes, and why do we think they might exist?

10/27/16

A bright idea

Can a biochemistry technique win the battle against background for scientists studying the nature of neutrinos?

10/25/16

A primer on gravitational-wave detectors

Physicists are searching for gravitational waves all across the spectrum.

10/20/16

99 percent invisible

With a small side project, astronomers discover a new type of galaxy.