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08/20/15
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Scientists realized neutrinos were interacting with the world instead of just passing through.

08/20/15
The Economist

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

08/20/15
The Guardian

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

08/17/15

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

06/27/17

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

12/11/12

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.

12/11/12

Decay channel

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

12/10/12

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.

12/07/12

‘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.

12/03/12

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.

11/30/12

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.

11/27/12

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.

11/26/12

Contributing to an LHC experiment, no transatlantic travel required

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