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05/15/17
Ars Technica

As searches come up empty, some are thinking of new ways to look for dark matter.

05/11/17
Science News

New analyses of data from Space Station’s AMS experiment show signs of elusive cosmic mass.

05/09/17

CERN unveils new linear accelerator

Linac 4 will replace an older accelerator as the first step in the complex that includes the LHC.

05/08/17
New York Times

The Sesame institute is made up of physicists from several countries that rarely talk to one another but whose scientists are determined to collaborate.

Shaking the dark matter paradigm

07/18/17

A theory about gravity challenges our understanding of the universe.

02/14/17

Physics love poems

Advance your romance with science.

02/10/17

Physics love poem challenge

Think you can do better than the Symmetry staff? Send us your poems!

02/07/17

What ended the dark ages of the universe?

New experiments will help astronomers uncover the sources that helped make the universe transparent.

02/02/17

Road trip science

The Escaramujo Project delivered detector technology by van to eight universities in Latin America.

01/26/17

The robots of CERN

TIM and other mechanical friends tackle jobs humans shouldn’t.

01/24/17

Five extreme facts about neutron stars

Neutron stars have earned their share of superlatives since their discovery in 1967.

01/17/17

The value of basic research

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

01/13/17

STOMP visits CERN

A group known for making music with everyday objects recently got their hands on some extraordinary props.