September 17, 2014signal to background : XKCD creator answers ‘What if?’
Randall Munroe, author of the webcomic xkcd, has found another outlet for his inquisitive nature.
September 16, 2014feature : Science gets social
If you like your science with a cup of coffee, a pint of beer or a raucous crowd, these events may be for you.
September 15, 2014signal to background : Sci-fi writers, scientists imagine the future
A new project pairs science fiction authors with scientists to envision worlds that are both inspiring and achievable.
September 12, 2014day in the life : Astrophysics at the edge of the Earth
Conducting research at the South Pole takes a unique level of commitment.
September 11, 2014essay : What Hawking really meant
Fermilab physicist Don Lincoln explains the idea of a metastable universe, what it has to do with the Higgs boson, and why we're still in good shape.
September 09, 2014signal to background : True tales of science
When two theoretical physicists crossed paths at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, the Story Collider was born.
September 04, 2014deconstruction : Forecasting the future
Physicists and other scientists use the GEANT4 toolkit to identify problems before they occur.
September 03, 2014signal to background : Watching ‘the clock’ at the LHC
As time ticks down to the restart of the Large Hadron Collider, scientists are making sure their detectors run like clockwork.
September 02, 2014feature : Detectors in daily life
Not only are particle detectors essential to making discoveries in particle physics, they also play important roles in industry, science and medicine.
August 29, 2014signal to background : Massive neutrino experiment proposed in China
China’s neutrino physics program could soon expand with a new experiment aimed at cracking a critical neutrino mystery.