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.
July 04, 2014signal to background : What’s next for Higgs boson research?
Two years after the groundbreaking discovery of the Higgs boson, physicists are still hard at work.
July 03, 2014signal to background : Physicist shares do-it-yourself expertise online
SLAC scientist Michael Kelsey sees connections between the communities of physicists and do-it-yourselfers.
July 01, 2014feature : Waiting for supernova
Catching a nearby supernova would be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that could give scientists a glimpse into physics they could never recreate on Earth.