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New York Times

A small discrepancy in the value of a long-sought number has fostered a debate about just how well we know the cosmos.


LHCb observes rare decay

Standard Model predictions align with the LHCb experiment’s observation of an uncommon decay.


LZ dark matter detector on fast track

Construction has officially launched for the LZ next-generation dark matter experiment.

Scientific American

The Antarctica-based observatory has found hints of strange patterns in the ghostly particles' masses.

Howie Day records love song to physics


After the musician learned that grad students at CERN had created a parody of his 2004 single “Collide,” he flew to Switzerland to sing it at the LHC.


Recruiting team geoneutrino

Physicists and geologists are forming a new partnership to study particles from inside the planet.


Creating the universe in a computer

Computer simulations help cosmologists unlock the mystery of how the universe evolved.


You keep using that physics word

I do not think it means what you think it means.


Small cat, big science

The proposed International Linear Collider has a fuzzy new ally.


The secret lives of long-lived particles

A theoretical species of particle might answer nearly every question about our cosmos—if scientists can find it.


The hunt for the truest north

Many theories predict the existence of magnetic monopoles, but experiments have yet to see them.


A tale of two black holes

What can the surprisingly huge mass of the black holes detected by LIGO tell us about dark matter and the early universe?


Turning on the cosmic microphone

A new tool lets astronomers listen to the universe for the first time.