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08/24/15
Discovery

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment will be joined by the Calorimetric Electron Telescope.

08/24/15
Washington Post

Scientists will spend a week thinking—and arguing—about the mysteries of black holes.

08/20/15
Quanta

Physicist James Bullock explains the “dark sector.”

08/20/15
io9

Scientists realized neutrinos were interacting with the world instead of just passing through.

Howie Day records love song to physics

06/23/17

After the musician learned that grad students at CERN had created a parody of his 2004 single “Collide,” he flew to Switzerland to sing it at the LHC.

01/24/13

Physics and the wisdom of crowds

Researchers apply the rules of particle physics to the world of online shopping and recommendation engines, and suggest it may be unwise to rely on popular opinion.

01/17/13

Precocious protons

A brainy playground springs up at Fermilab, offering hands-on education experiences for kids.

01/15/13

Neutron scattering

In the 1940s, researchers discovered that neutrons could serve as tools for measuring nuclear properties and determining the atomic and magnetic structures of materials.

01/08/13

Bosons

All particles fall into one of two classes, bosons or fermions. Two bosons with identical properties can be in the same place at the same time, but two fermions cannot.

01/07/13

The secret of Picasso’s paint

Argonne National Laboratory proves that Pablo Picasso created some of his masterpieces using high-grade house paint.

12/21/12

Holiday characters take over the physics lab

Ever wonder if a particle collider could give you a faster way to cook your turkey, or how much antimatter it would take to power your holiday lights?

12/18/12

A model partnership

Bucking the “ivory tower” stereotype, particle theorists dive into Large Hadron Collider experimental searches and come up with a new way to look at the data.

12/11/12

Fundamental Physics Prize recognizes Higgs hunters

The Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation will honor leaders at the Large Hadron Collider and its CMS and ATLAS experiments with a special $3 million prize.