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09/09/15
Scientific American

The LHC and the Belle experiment found particle decay patterns that violate the Standard Model.

09/08/15

Labs to hold particle physics photo competition

Participants will go behind the scenes at eight particle physics laboratories in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.

09/08/15
Ars Technica

Scientists make the first unambiguous observation of the cosmic neutrino background.

09/07/15
Gizmodo

An instrument developed by physicists at CERN relies on data generated by cosmic rays.

QuarkNet takes on solar eclipse science

08/16/17

High school students nationwide will study the effects of the solar eclipse on cosmic rays.

03/15/13

A different spin

In physics, spinors are used to plot the spin properties of elementary particles. In Stanford's recreational softball league, it's a whole different story.

03/11/13

Linear collider focus gets down to size

In a display of timing worthy of a blockbuster movie, a multinational team of accelerator physicists focused a beam of electrons down to the tiny size needed for a future linear collider the same w

03/07/13

Spin

Objects as large as a planet or as small as a photon can have the property of spin. Spin is also the reason we can watch movies in 3D.

02/28/13

Fighting for academic freedom, one scholar at a time

Herman Winick thought making synchrotrons was his life’s work, but life had a few surprises in store.

02/26/13

Higgs-like particle

Early in the summer of 2012, excitement reached a peak as members of the CMS and ATLAS collaborations confirmed among themselves that they would soon announce the discovery of what looked like the

02/18/13

Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy is a technique that astronomers use to measure and analyze the hundreds of colors contained in the light emitted by stars, galaxies and other celestial objects.

02/14/13

Long-Baseline Neutrino Experiment

The Long-Baseline Neutrino Experiment aims to discover whether neutrinos violate the fundamental matter–antimatter symmetry of physics.

02/12/13

Neutrinos, the Standard Model misfits

For years, scientists thought that neutrinos fit perfectly into the Standard Model. But they don't.