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10/11/16
NPR

Astronomers use the Dark Energy Camera to find a new dwarf planet in our solar system.

10/07/16

Hunting the nearly un-huntable

The MINOS and Daya Bay experiments weigh in on the search for sterile neutrinos.

10/06/16
Minute Physics

In this video, Sean Carroll explains why cause and effect aren't elements of fundamental particle physics.

10/03/16
Veritasium

As this video explains, all the large-scale structure in the universe may owe its existence to nothing.

A new gem inside the CMS detector

03/24/17

This month scientists embedded sophisticated new instruments in the heart of a Large Hadron Collider experiment.

07/12/16

A primer on particle accelerators

What’s the difference between a synchrotron and a cyclotron, anyway?

07/05/16

Incredible hulking facts about gamma rays

From lightning to the death of electrons, the highest-energy form of light is everywhere.

06/28/16

Preparing for their magnetic moment

Scientists are using a plastic robot and hair-thin pieces of metal to ready a magnet that will hunt for new physics.

06/23/16

The Higgs-shaped elephant in the room

Higgs bosons should mass-produce bottom quarks. So why is it so hard to see it happening?

06/21/16

All four one and one for all

A theory of everything would unite the four forces of nature, but is such a thing possible?

06/14/16

The neutrino turns 60

Project Poltergeist led to the discovery of the ghostly particle. Sixty years later, scientists are confronted with more neutrino mysteries than ever before.

06/07/16

The neutrino cocktail

Neutrinos are a puzzling mixture of three flavors and three masses. Scientists want to measure them down to the last drop.

06/02/16

What is a “particle”?

Quantum physics says everything is made of particles, but what does that actually mean?