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

The Economist

The Earth, the sun, the stars and everything we can see comprise only 5% of the universe.

The Guardian

Neutrinos could hold the key to the universe’s most distant and mysterious events.


Dark Energy Survey finds more celestial neighbors

The observation of new dwarf galaxy candidates could mean our sky is more crowded than we thought.

The rise of LIGO’s space-studying super-team


The era of multi-messenger astronomy promises rich rewards—and a steep learning curve.


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.


Decay channel

When particles decay, they transform into lighter particles. Physicists can predict how often a particle will decay into certain end products.


Zombies invade the LHC in student-made horror film

Decay, a low-budget horror film starring PhD students and postdocs at CERN, has been released online.


‘Human calculator’ Wim Klein advanced physics, inspired others

Math whiz Wim Klein, born a century ago, moved physics forward with his calculations as computer developers worked to catch up with him.


Complex simulations: a driving force for LSST

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, the world’s largest sky survey, will rain a monsoon of data onto the astrophysics community. Simulations prepare scientists for the approaching storm.


Physics education program QuarkNet develops global reach

A professional development program created in the United States to help teachers explain particle physics has caught on across the world.


Thanksgiving in the Main Control Room

The daughter of the Tevatron particle collider’s Mr. Fix-It continues a tradition of providing cheer for operators stuck at work on the holiday.


Contributing to an LHC experiment, no transatlantic travel required

Scientists participate in the CMS experiment from afar using remote operations centers.