March 26, 2015breaking: Better ‘cosmic candles’ to illuminate dark energy
Using a newly identified set of supernovae, researchers have found a way to measure distances in space twice as precisely as before.
March 25, 2015breaking: The dawn of DUNE
A powerful planned neutrino experiment gains new members, new leaders and a new name.
March 24, 2015breaking: LHC will not restart this week
Engineers and technicians may need to warm up and recool a section of the accelerator before they can introduce particles.
March 24, 2015contest: Physics Madness: The Supersymmetric Sixteen
Which physics machine will reign supreme? Your vote decides.
March 20, 2015breaking: The LHC does a dry run
Engineers have started the last step required before sending protons all the way around the renovated Large Hadron Collider.March 18, 2015deconstruction: Inside the CERN Control Centre
Take a tour of one of the most important rooms at CERN.March 17, 2015breaking: Experiments combine to find mass of Higgs
The CMS and ATLAS experiments at the Large Hadron Collider joined forces to make the most precise measurement of the mass of the Higgs boson yet.March 12, 2015signal to background: Einstein's most famous equation
You’ve heard of Einstein’s E=mc2, but what does it mean?March 11, 2015signal to background: Buying into physics
A scientist sets out to augment particle physics funding through crowdfunding.March 10, 2015breaking: Scientists find rare dwarf satellite galaxy candidates
Newly discovered galaxies could present scientists with more opportunities to search for signatures of dark matter.March 6, 2015breaking: Revamped LHC to get first taste of protons
Engineers plan to send 40 trillion protons through sections of the Large Hadron Collider during weekend tests.March 5, 2015signal to background: A second chance at a PhD in physics
At each step on the path to a physics PhD, the percentage of students from underrepresented groups drops. The APS Bridge Program aims to fix that.March 3, 2015signal to background: A telescope that tells you when to look up
The LSST system will alert scientists to changes in space in near-real time.
February 26, 2015day in the life: From the Standard Model to space
A group of scientists who started at particle physics experiments move their careers to the final frontier.
February 24, 2015logbook: Physics in fast-forward
During their first run, experiments at the Large Hadron Collider rediscovered 50 years' worth of physics research in a single month.
February 23, 2015signal to background: Video: LHC experiments prep for restart
Engineers and technicians have begun to close experiments in preparation for the next run.
February 19, 2015signal to background: Physics for the people
Citizen scientists dive into particle physics and astrophysics research.
February 17, 2015feature: 10 unusual detector materials
The past century has generated some creative ideas for tracking particles.
February 13, 2015signal to background: What’s new for LHC Run II
The Large Hadron Collider gears up for restart.
February 12, 2015signal to background: Craft astrophysics
Technicians on the Sloan Digital Sky Survey may be the last members of a spectroscopic survey to use hand-plugged fiber plates.