March 07, 2014signal to background : Start spreading the SNEWS
A worldwide network keeps astronomers and physicists ready for the next nearby supernova.
March 06, 2014signal to background : Physics by hand
To encourage discussion and engagement, a physics forum has banned PowerPoint slides in favor of low-tech whiteboards.
March 04, 2014feature : There’s an app for that
From arcade-style fun to sophisticated simulations, these mobile downloads can supply your physics fix.
March 03, 2014breaking : 'Particle Fever' opens in the US
Particle Fever, a documentary that follows scientists involved in research at the Large Hadron Collider, opens this week in select theaters across the United States.
February 28, 2014breaking : CDMS result covers new ground in search for dark matter
The Cryogenic Dark Matter Search has set more stringent limits on light dark matter.
February 27, 2014signal to background : CERN challenges students to design experiment
Groups of high school students from around the world are competing to win the chance to conduct a particle physics experiment at CERN.
February 25, 2014gallery : Imagine the beam
A former physicist uses accelerator data to create artistic visualizations.
February 25, 2014signal to background : DECam pinpoints asteroid
When weather prevented other telescopes from tracking a potentially hazardous asteroid, the Dark Energy Camera stepped in.
February 24, 2014breaking : Scientists complete the top quark puzzle
Fermilab's CDF and DZero experiments have discovered the last predicted way to produce the top quark, the heaviest elementary particle.
February 21, 2014breaking : 'Black widow' pulsars consume their mates
With a deadly embrace, 'spidery' pulsars devour their partners. One such pulsar is the first rapidly spinning black widow to be discovered using only gamma rays.