January 27, 2015day in the life : Of symmetries, the strong force and Helen Quinn
Scientist Helen Quinn has had a significant impact on the field of theoretical physics.
January 23, 2015signal to background : Superconducting electromagnets of the LHC
You won't find these magnets in your kitchen.
January 22, 2015signal to background : DECam’s nearby discoveries
The Dark Energy Camera does more than its name would lead you to believe.
January 20, 2015signal to background : How to build your own particle detector
Make a cloud chamber and watch fundamental particles zip through your living room!
January 16, 2015breaking : 20-ton magnet heads to New York
A superconducting magnet begins its journey from SLAC laboratory in California to Brookhaven Lab in New York.
January 16, 2015breaking : Scientists complete array on Mexican volcano
An international team of astrophysicists has completed an advanced detector to map the most energetic phenomena in the universe.
January 13, 2015feature : Dark horse of the dark matter hunt
Dark matter might be made up of a type of particle not many scientists are looking for: the axion.
January 12, 2015signal to background : Mirror, mirror
After more than six years of grinding and polishing, the first-ever dual-surface mirror for a major telescope is complete.
January 08, 2015logbook : Transition edge sensors
An update to technology more than a century old might be key to making the next big discovery in particle physics.
January 07, 2015signal to background : Shh! DEAP is hunting dark matter
How far will scientists go to cut through the noise in search of a subtle signal?