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
On Thursday 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.
July 18, 2014signal to background : Scientists set aside rivalry to preserve knowledge
Scientists from two experiments have banded together to create a single comprehensive record of their work for scientific posterity.
July 16, 2014signal to background : Science inspires at Sanford Lab’s Neutrino Day
Science was the star at an annual celebration in Lead, South Dakota.
July 15, 2014feature : The machine learning community takes on the Higgs
Detecting new physics isn’t quite like detecting cat videos—yet.
July 11, 2014breaking : US reveals its next generation of dark matter experiments
Together, the three experiments will search for a variety of types of dark matter particles.
July 08, 2014day in the life : A physicist in the neurobiology lab
After 10 years as a theoretical particle physicist, Larry Abbott discovered a new passion.