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06/03/15
The Verge

Round two of Humanity vs. Particle Physics has finally kicked off.

06/03/15
Nature

Particle collisions at record energies will push the boundary of human knowledge.

05/27/15
NBC News

Experimental physicist Leon Lederman played a part in the discovery of the muon neutrino.

05/27/15
Quanta

One of the greatest mysteries in physics could be solved by a mattress-like axion field.

Deep learning takes on physics

12/06/16

Can the same type of technology Facebook uses to recognize faces also recognize particles?

06/01/12

Shmoos of the Tevatron

Particles like the top quark weren’t the only characters to appear at Fermilab’s Tevatron.

05/01/12

The muon

Meet the Twinkie of particle physics: the muon.

05/01/12

One degree of separation: the Vietnam connection

Physicist Jean Tran Thanh Van, creator of one of the most prestigious particle physics conferences, is the king of connections.

05/01/12

Hunting dark matter with BaBar

Light dark photons? Dark Higgs bosons? Scientists look for signs of these weird-sounding particles in data from BaBar—an experiment designed to explain a completely different mystery.

05/01/12

The electron's dance

Paris’ Trocadéro science exhibition allows science enthusiasts to see—and even control—a real electron accelerator.

04/01/12

Dark-matter search goes deep underground in South Dakota

Almost a mile underground, in a new science facility in South Dakota, scientists of the LUX collaboration are building the world's largest dark-matter search experiment.

04/01/12

Particle physics kick-starts an X-ray laser

Physicists have used advances in accelerator technology to develop a revolutionary machine-the Linac Coherent Light Source-for exploring the world on the smallest and fastest scales.

04/01/12

Science + art: A creative explosion

Stunning displays of light, music, and electronic artistry bring the thrill of science to a tech-savvy generation.