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03/16/17
Science

Dianna Cowern—a.k.a. Physics Girl—has one of those invent-it-yourself jobs that exist only in the age of the internet.

02/27/17
PNNL

The PICO bubble chambers use temperature and sound to tune into dark matter particles.

02/24/17
Massive

An animated take on dark matter, voiced by Janna Levin.

02/21/17

Mobile Neutrino Lab makes its debut

The Mystery Machine for particles hits the road.

The rise of LIGO’s space-studying super-team

06/27/17

The era of multi-messenger astronomy promises rich rewards—and a steep learning curve.

11/08/16

The origins of dark matter

Theorists think dark matter was forged in the hot aftermath of the Big Bang.

11/03/16

Is there a dark energy particle?

A theoretical particle that adapts to its surroundings could explain the accelerating expansion of our universe.

11/02/16

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Leonardo Senatore

See theorist Leonardo Senatore’s answers to readers’ questions about parallel universes.

10/31/16

In search of a parallel universe

What are parallel universes, and why do we think they might exist?

10/27/16

A bright idea

Can a biochemistry technique win the battle against background for scientists studying the nature of neutrinos?

10/25/16

A primer on gravitational-wave detectors

Physicists are searching for gravitational waves all across the spectrum.

10/20/16

99 percent invisible

With a small side project, astronomers discover a new type of galaxy.

10/18/16

It came from the physics lab

Settle in for a physics-themed Halloween movie marathon.