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06/13/16

CERN grants beam time to students

Contest winners will study special relativity and an Egyptian pyramid using a CERN beamline.

06/06/16
Cosmos

With dark matter, dark energy, phantom matter and even a dark force, physics news can sometimes sound like the voiceover for a superhero movie. 

06/02/16
UC Berkeley

The most precise measurement yet of how fast the universe is expanding doesn’t agree with predictions.

06/01/16
LA Times

"The fundamental purpose of science is to enrich the human spirit."

Winners declared in SUSY bet

08/26/16

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

01/07/16

How to wrangle a particle

Learn some particle accelerator basics from a Fermilab accelerator operator.

01/05/16

The booming science of dwarf galaxies

A recent uptick in the discovery of the smallest, oldest galaxies benefits studies of dark matter, galaxy formation and the evolution of the universe.  

12/17/15

Festive physicists

What’s it like working on experiments over the holidays?

12/15/15

Physics books of 2015

A tour of 10 of this year’s popular science books delivers dark matter, black holes and a hefty dose of Einstein.

12/14/15

Photowalk winners announced

An international jury and more than 3800 public votes determined the winners of this year's Global Physics Photowalk competition.

12/11/15

The next gamma-ray eye on the sky

Scientists have successfully tested the first prototype camera for the Cherenkov Telescope Array.

12/09/15

Save the particles

To learn more about the particles they collide, physicists turn their attention to a less destructive type of collision in the LHC.

12/07/15

Fermilab brings in new artist-in-residence

Chicago innovator Ellen Sandor will create new works based on her experiences at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.