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New analyses of data from Space Station’s AMS experiment show signs of elusive cosmic mass.


CERN unveils new linear accelerator

Linac 4 will replace an older accelerator as the first step in the complex that includes the LHC.

New York Times

The Sesame institute is made up of physicists from several countries that rarely talk to one another but whose scientists are determined to collaborate.


Mystery glow of Milky Way likely not dark matter

According to the Fermi LAT collaboration, the galaxy’s excessive gamma-ray glow likely comes from pulsars, the remains of collapsed ancient stars.

QuarkNet takes on solar eclipse science


High school students nationwide will study the effects of the solar eclipse on cosmic rays.


Twinkle, twinkle, little supernova

Using Twinkles, the new simulation of images of our night sky, scientists get ready for a gigantic cosmological survey unlike any before.


How heavy is a neutrino?

The question is more complicated than it seems.


CERN ramps up neutrino program

The research center aims to test two large prototype detectors for the DUNE experiment.


Anything to declare?

Sometimes being a physicist means giving detector parts the window seat.


2016 year in particle physics

Scientists furthered studies of the Higgs boson, neutrinos, dark matter, dark energy and cosmic inflation and continued the search for undiscovered particles, forces and principles.


The ABCs of Particle Physics board book

The ABCs of Particle Physics is available online and at public libraries and stores near Fermilab and SLAC.


Physics books of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, Symmetry writer Mike Perricone takes us through the latest additions to his collection of popular science books related to particle physics.


Science with sprinkles

Holiday guests will gravitate toward these physics cookies.