October 7, 2015feature: A measurement to watch
Finding a small discrepancy in measurements of the properties of neutrinos could show us how they fit into the bigger picture.
October 6, 2015breaking: Nobel Prize awarded for discovery of neutrino oscillations
Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald received the call from Sweden for their work on the Super-Kamiokande and SNO experiments.
October 2, 2015feature: The burgeoning field of neutrino astronomy
A new breed of experiments seeks sources of cosmic rays and other astrophysics phenomena.
September 30, 2015signal to background: Q&A with Fermilab’s first artist-in-residence
Symmetry sits down with Lindsay Olson as she wraps up a year of creating art inspired by particle physics.
September 29, 2015feature: New discovery? Or just another bump?
For physicists, seeing is not always believing.
September 24, 2015breaking: Citizen scientists published
Amateurs and professionals share the credit in the newest publications from the Space Warps project.
September 23, 2015breaking: Muon g-2 magnet successfully cooled down and powered up
It survived a month-long journey over 3200 miles, and now the delicate and complex electromagnet is well on its way to exploring the unknown.
September 22, 2015feature: Do protons decay?
Is it possible that these fundamental building blocks of atoms have a finite lifetime?
September 17, 2015signal to background: Hitting the neutrino floor
Dark matter experiments are becoming so sensitive, even the ghostliest of particles will soon get in the way.
September 16, 2015signal to background: A light in the dark
The MiniCLEAN dark matter experiment prepares for its debut.
September 15, 2015signal to background: Where the Higgs belongs
The Higgs doesn’t quite fit in with the other particles of the Standard Model of particle physics.
September 10, 2015breaking: XMASS continues dark matter debate
XMASS is the latest of multiple experiments to contradict a previous dark matter discovery claim, but the conversation isn't over yet.
September 9, 2015feature: The birth of a black hole, live
Scientists hope to use neutrino experiments to watch a black hole form.
September 8, 2015signal to background: Labs to hold particle physics photo competition
Participants will go behind the scenes at eight particle physics laboratories in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.
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.