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10/18/16
Quanta

Theoretical particle physicist Helen Quinn has blazed a singular path.

10/17/16
Photonics Online

Physicists in Germany have switched on the 220-ton apparatus.

10/17/16
New York Times

Particle physics has come to a turning point.

10/12/16
Berkeley Lab

A new show narrated by Tilda Swinton immerses audiences in the search for dark matter.

The value of basic research

01/17/17

How can we measure the worth of scientific knowledge? Economic analysts give it a shot.

09/01/16

Universe steps on the gas

A puzzling mismatch is forcing astronomers to re-think how well they understand the expansion of the universe.

08/30/16

Our galactic neighborhood

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

08/26/16

Winners declared in SUSY bet

Physicists exchanged cognac in Copenhagen at the conclusion of a bet about supersymmetry and the LHC.

08/23/16

Five facts about the Big Bang

It’s the cornerstone of cosmology, but what is it all about?

08/19/16

The $100 muon detector

A doctoral student and his adviser designed a tabletop particle detector they hope to make accessible to budding young engineering physicists.

08/16/16

The physics photographer

Fermilab’s house photographer of almost 30 years, Reidar Hahn, shares four of his most iconic shots.

08/10/16

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Risa Wechsler

See cosmologist Risa Wechsler's answers to readers' questions about dark matter and dark energy.

08/09/16

The contents of the universe

How do scientists know what percentages of the universe are made up of dark matter and dark energy?