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08/19/16
IBT

The exotic five-quark particle detected by CERN’s LHCb Experiment is here to stay.

08/19/16
CERN

The LHC has reached this year’s target of 2200 proton bunches in each of its particle beams.

08/12/16
Nature

Excitement rises over chance of new physics from particle-du-jour.

08/10/16

Dark matter hopes dwindle with X-ray signal

A previously detected, anomalously large X-ray signal is absent in new Hitomi satellite data, setting tighter limits for a dark matter interpretation.  

Viewing our turbulent universe

12/02/16

Construction has begun for the CTA, a discovery machine that will study the highest energy objects and events across the entire sky.

04/07/16

Physicists build ultra-powerful accelerator magnet

An international partnership to upgrade the LHC has yielded the strongest accelerator magnet ever created.

04/05/16

Six weighty facts about gravity

Perplexed by gravity? Don’t let it get you down.

04/01/16

Belle II and the matter of antimatter

Go inside the new detector looking for why we’re here.

03/29/16

The Milky Way’s hot spot

The center of our galaxy is a busy place. But it might be one of the best sites to hunt for dark matter.

03/24/16

The next big LHC upgrade? Software.

Compatible and sustainable software could revolutionize high-energy physics research.

03/22/16

Why are particle accelerators so large?

CERN physicist Edda Gschwendtner explains why we need big machines to study tiny particles.

03/16/16

Dusting for the fingerprint of inflation with BICEP3

A new experiment at the South Pole picks up where BICEP2 left off.

03/15/16

A new pair of lenses for the Mayall

Scientists hope the quarter-ton hunks of glass will help them see dark energy’s effects.