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Edwards, one of the most vital contributors to the success of Fermilab over its five-decade history, died on June 21 at the age of 80.

Washington Post

The DarkLight experiment could unearth the first evidence of what one researcher calls a bridge between the universe’s visible and invisible sectors.


For the first time a beam of particles has been sent through the Advanced Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Experiment.


Second gravitational wave detection announced

For a second time, scientists from the LIGO and Virgo collaborations saw gravitational waves from the merger of two black holes.

Small cat, big science


The proposed International Linear Collider has a fuzzy new ally.


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.  


Festive physicists

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


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.


Photowalk winners announced

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


The next gamma-ray eye on the sky

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


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.


Fermilab brings in new artist-in-residence

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


After the particle physics degree

Physicist Meghan Anzelc is just as surprised as anyone she wound up with an enjoyable career in the insurance industry.