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04/21/15
Science

Nobody had ever detected the radio waves emanating from a single electron—until now.

04/20/15
American Scientist

Fermilab's founder put his stamp on every aspect of the lab.

04/20/15
Scientific American

Astronomers found evidence that could suggest dark matter interacts with itself.

04/16/15
Forbes

Dark matter makes itself known through its gravitation.

You keep using that physics word

09/27/16

I do not think it means what you think it means.

02/01/12

Science for all and all for science

Recently members of a group playing an online game called Foldit were able to solve a 15-year-old problem—determining the complex structure of an HIV protein—in just two weeks.

02/01/12

A brainy look at dark matter

Have you ever sat in an open field at night, looked up at the vast number of stars and thought, “I bet an artificial brain would come in handy for making sense of all this”?

02/01/12

A stamp of her own

Maria Goeppert Mayer left an indelible stamp on the history of physics. Now the US Postal Service has honored the nuclear physicist with a stamp of her own.

10/01/11

Science worth trudging for

Would you walk 10,000 steps for a piece of glass the size of a deck of cards?

10/01/11

Symmetry

Symmetry is an expression of exact correspondence between things.

10/01/11

Cyclotron patent

On January 26, 1932, Ernest Lawrence applied for a patent on the cyclotron.

10/01/11

Solving for X

A proposed new accelerator complex at Fermilab would open up the Intensity Frontier of particle physics.

10/01/11

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.