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11/10/16
CERN

The LHC today began colliding proton beams with beams made up of the nuclei of lead atoms.

11/07/16
Cosmos

Alas, even the most promising data can let us down, writes Katie Mack.

11/02/16
DESY

An etension of the Standard Model predicts properties of candidate particles.

10/30/16
Forbes

Why don't galaxies just pass through each other instead of colliding?
 

How blue-sky research shapes the future

04/18/17

While driven by the desire pursue curiosity, fundamental investigations are the crucial first step to innovation.

08/30/16

Our galactic neighborhood

What can our cosmic neighbors tell us about dark matter and the early universe?

08/26/16

Winners declared in SUSY bet

Physicists exchanged cognac in Copenhagen at the conclusion of a bet about supersymmetry and the LHC.

08/23/16

Five facts about the Big Bang

It’s the cornerstone of cosmology, but what is it all about?

08/19/16

The $100 muon detector

A doctoral student and his adviser designed a tabletop particle detector they hope to make accessible to budding young engineering physicists.

08/16/16

The physics photographer

Fermilab’s house photographer of almost 30 years, Reidar Hahn, shares four of his most iconic shots.

08/10/16

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Risa Wechsler

See cosmologist Risa Wechsler's answers to readers' questions about dark matter and dark energy.

08/09/16

The contents of the universe

How do scientists know what percentages of the universe are made up of dark matter and dark energy?

08/02/16

Q&A: The future of CERN

CERN’s Director General is enthusiastic about the progress and prospects of the LHC research program, but it’s not the only thing on her plate.