January 30, 2015breaking: Cosmic inflation remains undiscovered
A new study puts earlier discovery claims into perspective.
January 29, 2015signal to background: Real scientists borrow ‘Big Bang’ costumes
Parkas from The Big Bang Theory recently wound up in Greenland on an actual scientific expedition.
January 27, 2015day in the life: Of symmetries, the strong force and Helen Quinn
Scientist Helen Quinn has had a significant impact on the field of theoretical physics.
January 23, 2015signal to background: Superconducting electromagnets of the LHC
You won't find these magnets in your kitchen.
January 22, 2015signal to background: DECam’s nearby discoveries
The Dark Energy Camera does more than its name would lead you to believe.
January 20, 2015signal to background: How to build your own particle detector
Make a cloud chamber and watch fundamental particles zip through your living room!
January 16, 2015breaking: 20-ton magnet heads to New York
A superconducting magnet begins its journey from SLAC laboratory in California to Brookhaven Lab in New York.
January 16, 2015breaking: Scientists complete array on Mexican volcano
An international team of astrophysicists has completed an advanced detector to map the most energetic phenomena in the universe.
January 13, 2015feature: Dark horse of the dark matter hunt
Dark matter might be made up of a type of particle not many scientists are looking for: the axion.
January 12, 2015signal to background: Mirror, mirror
After more than six years of grinding and polishing, the first-ever dual-surface mirror for a major telescope is complete.
January 8, 2015logbook: Transition edge sensors
An update to technology more than a century old might be key to making the next big discovery in particle physics.January 7, 2015signal to background: Shh! DEAP is hunting dark matter
How far will scientists go to cut through the noise in search of a subtle signal?January 6, 2015application: Accelerator-powered carbon dating
An accelerator-driven form of carbon dating advances everything from archaeology to personalized medicine.
December 19, 2014breaking: TRIUMF announces photo contest winners
Visiting photographers get an insider’s view of Canada’s national particle and nuclear physics laboratory.
December 18, 2014day in the life: Physicist turned carbon-catcher
Particle physics inspires Arizona State University professor Klaus Lackner's work on climate change.
December 17, 2014breaking: LHC filled with liquid helium
The Large Hadron Collider is now cooled to nearly its operational temperature.
December 16, 2014feature: Deck the halls with Nobel physicists
Symmetry presents a physics twist on the craft of cutting paper snowflakes.
December 11, 2014signal to background: ICARUS hits the road
A giant neutrino detector is traveling by truck from the Italian Gran Sasso laboratories to CERN to get ready for a new life.
December 10, 2014breaking: First LHC magnets prepped for restart
A first set of superconducting magnets has passed the test and is ready for the Large Hadron Collider to restart in spring.
December 9, 2014signal to background: New books for the physics fan
These recently published popular science books will help you catch up on particle physics news, knowledge and history.