September 2, 2014feature: Detectors in daily life
Not only are particle detectors essential to making discoveries in particle physics, they also play important roles in industry, science and medicine.
August 29, 2014signal to background: Massive neutrino experiment proposed in China
China’s neutrino physics program could soon expand with a new experiment aimed at cracking a critical neutrino mystery.
August 28, 2014feature: Particle physics to aid nuclear cleanup
Cosmic rays can help scientists do something no one else can: safely image the interior of the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.
August 27, 2014breaking: First measurement of sun’s real-time energy
The Borexino neutrino experiment in Italy found that the sun releases the same amount of energy today as it did 100,000 years ago.
August 26, 2014breaking: Holographic universe experiment begins
The Holometer experiment will test whether our universe is coded into 2-D packets many trillion times smaller than an atom.
August 21, 2014signal to background: LHC physicist takes on new type of collisions
A former Large Hadron Collider researcher brings his knowledge of high-energy collisions to a new hockey game.
August 19, 2014day in the life: A whole-Earth approach
Ecologist John Harte applies principles from his former life as a physicist to his work trying to save the planet.
August 18, 2014breaking: Dark Energy Survey kicks off second season
In September, DES will make data collected in its first season freely available to researchers.
August 15, 2014signal to background: LHC research, presented in tangible tidbits
Students working on their PhDs at the Large Hadron Collider explain their research with snacks, board games and Legos.
August 12, 2014breaking: Rare isotopes facility underway at Michigan State
In July 140 truckloads of concrete arrived at Michigan State University to begin construction of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams.
August 11, 2014signal to background: New game trades clicks for physics discoveries
A group of students at CERN have created a computer game that makes particle physics research as addictive as Candy Crush Saga.
August 8, 2014breaking: Open access to the universe
A team of scientists generated a giant cosmic simulation—and now they're giving it away.
August 7, 2014signal to background: Science on demand
Brian Greene welcomes the Internet to physics class with World Science U.
August 5, 2014signal to background: Neutrino researchers pull double duty
Neutrino researchers work collaboratively, sharing and comparing results to help advance the field of neutrino physics.
August 1, 2014feature: Using the Higgs boson to search for clues
The Higgs boson could be the tool that leads scientists to the next big discovery.
July 29, 2014feature: Partnership generates bright ideas for photon science
Photon science, a spin-off of particle physics, has returned to its roots for help developing better, faster detectors.
July 28, 2014signal to background: NOvA detector takes shape
Members of the NOvA neutrino experiment celebrated their progress with a visit to their massive detector in northern Minnesota.
July 24, 2014signal to background: How to weigh a galaxy cluster
The study of galaxy clusters is bringing scientists closer to an understanding of the “dark” universe.
July 22, 2014signal to background: Exploratorium exhibit reveals the invisible
A determined volunteer gives an old detector new life as the centerpiece of a cosmic ray exhibit.
July 21, 2014application: Helping cancer treatment hit its mark
A prototype CT scanner could improve targeting accuracy in proton therapy treatment.