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LHC restart back on track

The Large Hadron Collider has overcome a technical hurdle and could restart as early as next week.

The Sydney Morning Herald

Dark matter is even stranger than previously thought, a new study published in Science suggests.

The Independent

Movies have youngsters grabbing their lab coats and heading for science lessons.


What is the value of fundamental research?

The deconstructed Standard Model equation


The Standard Model is far more than elementary particles arranged in a table.


A physicist in the cancer lab

Nicole Ackerman thought she would always be a particle physicist—until a newfound interest in biology drew her toward medical imaging.


A smashin' good taste

What beverage could capture the essence of a high-energy subatomic particle collision? It would require specific elements: rareness, a blend of flavors, a twist on technology.


Now playing: Reality. In 3D

Could your life be a 3D movie? A new Fermilab experiment aims to put on the special glasses and find out.


Lego Belle II

Particle detectors help physicists study the fundamental building blocks of matter. Now building blocks can help people study detectors.


NOvA construction

Close to the Canadian border, near an area known as the Boundary Waters, scientists are building an experiment to discover how neutrino masses stack up.


A deck of particles

Want to play with subatomic particles? You could go to work at Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, RHIC—or you could play a new card game.


Neutrino experiments

Neutrinos zip straight through the Earth, while rarely leaving a trace. Yet these particles may hold answers to many of the key questions of 21st century particle physics.


Old detectors never die

Although BaBar completed its experimental run in 2008, it's not bound for the graveyard.