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06/08/15
New York Times

Welcome, earthlings, to the place of no return.

06/03/15

LHC arrives at the next energy frontier

Data collection has officially begun at the Large Hadron Collider.

06/03/15
The Guardian

Scientists hope restart of particle accelerator will reveal new particles.

06/03/15
The Verge

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

The value of basic research

01/17/17

How can we measure the worth of scientific knowledge? Economic analysts give it a shot.

06/01/12

Standard candle

Your birthday cake isn’t the only thing studded with lights. Bright lights in space tell us about dark energy, the size of the universe, and more.

06/01/12

Theater amongst neutrinos

In Gran Sasso National Laboratory’s cavernous Hall B, beneath 1400 meters of rock, amongst huge detectors of neutrinos and dark matter, Italian actor Marco Paolini spoke.

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.