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08/03/15
Science

Scientists suggest some new physics must stabilize the vacuum.

08/03/15
Berkeley Lab

Scientists are working on experiments that could illuminate fundamental truths about the universe.

08/03/15
Quanta

Explore the deepest mysteries at the frontier of fundamental physics.

07/27/15

W bosons remain left-handed

A new result from the LHCb collaboration weakens previous hints at the existence of a new type of W boson.

LHC swings back into action

05/23/17

Protons are colliding once again in the Large Hadron Collider.

11/13/12

How to make a neutrino beam

Neutrinos are elusive particles that are difficult to study, yet they may help explain some of the biggest mysteries of our universe.

11/12/12

Passing along LHC know-how to future generations

Preserving expertise about how complicated detectors work is one of the Large Hadron Collider's biggest challenges.

11/05/12

Voyage to SNOLAB

A growing number of scientists are looking for ways to join a dream team of experiments in a unique laboratory a mile and a half underground in Ontario.

11/01/12

How to woo an audience, with help from Alan Alda

In late October, 30 scientists spent two days in a communication workshop, learning that successful communication is both simpler and riskier than they realized.

10/30/12

Video: A synchrotron rescues an ancient warship

Ritimukta Sarangi explains how knowledge gained at a light source has helped save wooden artifacts including the Mary Rose, a 500-year-old warship.

10/30/12

What else could the Higgs be?

Scientists might need to go beyond the Standard Model to explain the mass of the Higgs-like boson observed at the Large Hadron Collider.

10/29/12

Dark-matter seekers get help from the DarkSide

Filled with rare, low-radioactivity material, the DarkSide-50 experiment will have some of the lowest background rates of any dark-matter detector.

10/25/12

Plasma accelerators: High quality, even by the slice

Researchers at Berkeley Lab have measured the quality of beam produced by a plasma accelerator, revealing that this novel type of accelerator may be better suited for light-source science than prev