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.
December 5, 2014signal to background: Vacuuming the ATLAS detector
One hundred scientists and engineers recently gave the ATLAS detector a deep cleaning in preparation for the Large Hadron Collider restart.
December 5, 2014breaking: Einstein papers go digital
More than 5000 documents collected by the Einstein Papers Project are now freely available online.
December 3, 2014signal to background: Searching for a dark light
A new experiment at Jefferson Lab is on the hunt for dark photons, hypothetical messengers of an invisible universe.
December 2, 2014signal to background: Muon versus the volcano
Particles produced by cosmic rays enter volcanoes and live to tell the tale.
November 26, 2014breaking: Needed: citizen scientists for Higgs hunt
A new project asks citizen scientists for help finding unknown Higgs boson decays in LHC data from the ATLAS experiment.
November 25, 2014signal to background: Students join the hunt for exotic new physics
Students will help the MoEDAL experiment at CERN seek evidence of magnetic monopoles, microscopic black holes and other phenomena.
November 24, 2014commentary: Creating a spark
Science has a long history of creativity generated through collaboration between fields.November 20, 2014breaking: CERN frees LHC data
Anyone can access collision data from the Large Hadron Collider through the new CERN Open Data Portal.November 19, 2014breaking: LHCb experiment finds new particles
A new LHCb result adds two new composite particles to the quark model.November 18, 2014signal to background: Auger reveals subtlety in cosmic rays
Scientists home in on the make-up of cosmic rays, which are more nuanced than previously thought.November 13, 2014signal to background: Big lessons from a Tiny Titan
When it comes to explaining how a massive machine works, sometimes smaller is better.November 12, 2014signal to background: Ancient pigments, modern mystery
When Chinese workers searching for water found the famous Terracotta Warriors instead, they brought to light a scientific mystery.November 11, 2014feature: The November Revolution
Forty years ago, two different research groups announced the discovery of the same new particle and redefined how physicists view the universe.November 6, 2014signal to background: The intersection of art and science
Statistician Edward Tufte turns scientific notations into artwork.