September 3, 2015signal to background: Scientists below the surface
How do you get to work when your office is a clean room a mile below ground?
September 1, 2015breaking: Combined results find Higgs still standard
The CMS and ATLAS experiments combined forces to more precisely measure properties of the Higgs boson.
August 31, 2015breaking: Construction approved for world's most powerful digital camera
It would take 1500 high-definition television screens to display just one image from the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope's high-resolution camera.
August 27, 2015signal to background: Looking for strings inside inflation
Theorists from the Institute for Advanced Study have proposed a way forward in the quest to test string theory.
August 26, 2015breaking: Scientists accelerate antimatter
Accelerating positrons with plasma is a step toward smaller, cheaper particle colliders.
August 25, 2015feature: All about supernovae
Exploding stars have an immense capacity to destroy—and create.
August 20, 2015signal to background: Q&A: Marcelle Soares-Santos
Scientist Marcelle Soares-Santos talks about Brazil, neutron stars and a love of discovery.
August 18, 2015feature: The age of the universe
How can we figure out when the universe began?
August 17, 2015breaking: Dark Energy Survey finds more celestial neighbors
The observation of new dwarf galaxy candidates could mean our sky is more crowded than we thought.
August 13, 2015signal to background: MicroBooNE sees first cosmic muons
The experiment will begin collecting data from a neutrino beam in October.
August 12, 2015signal to background: Q&A: Underground machinist
What’s it like being the machinist at the deepest machine shop in the world?
August 11, 2015signal to background: Testing the nature of neutrinos
The Majorana Demonstrator experiment is looking for a sign that neutrinos are their own antiparticles.
August 7, 2015breaking: NOvA experiment announces first results
The NOvA detector has seen its first neutrino oscillations.
August 5, 2015signal to background: The mystery of particle generations
Why are there three almost identical copies of each particle of matter?
August 4, 2015breaking: IceCube sees highest-energy neutrino ever found
Observations of this kind could lead scientists to the source of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays.
July 30, 2015signal to background: One Higgs is the loneliest number
Physicists discovered one type of Higgs boson in 2012. Now they’re looking for more.
July 28, 2015feature: Is this the only universe?
Our universe could be just one small piece of a bubbling multiverse.
July 27, 2015breaking: W bosons remain left-handed
A new result from the LHCb collaboration weakens previous hints at the existence of a new type of W boson.
July 23, 2015breaking: A new first for T2K
The Japan-based neutrino experiment has seen its first three candidate electron antineutrinos.
July 22, 2015signal to background: Underground plans
The Super-Kamiokande collaboration has approved a project to improve the sensitivity of the Super-K neutrino detector.