About 80,000 people visit the Large Hadron Collider each year. Now, thanks to the Web, thousands more can make the visit—without ever leaving their hometowns.
In the deep, dark quantum sea known as the Intensity Frontier, particle physicists expect to find everything from exotic new particles to new insights into the evolution of our universe.
Big science takes both big data and big cooperation.
As science produces an ever-growing flood of information, researchers in many fields struggle with how to collect, store, manage and distribute “big data.” Perhaps they could learn a th
A new test bed for accelerator technology has thrown open its doors, with the goals of making particle accelerators smaller, cheaper and more efficient—and of expanding their role in society.
Sigma is a unit that describes how much a set of experimental data deviates from what’s expected.
Physics training taught Brian Gerke how to figure out anything; now he’s applying his skills to energy-efficiency research, helping to set national standards.