December 11, 2013signal to background : Exhibit brings the LHC to London
Visitors to London’s Science Museum can now take a simulated tour of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider.
December 10, 2013day in the life : The scale of things
Geoffrey West applies his ‘physics way of thinking’ to biology and urban life.
December 09, 2013breaking : Chinese collider expands particle zoo
China’s Beijing Electron-Positron Collider seems to be hosting a reunion; members of a poorly understood family of particles keep popping up in their data, which may help clarify the properties of this reclusive family.
December 06, 2013breaking : US particle physicists look to space
A panel met at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to look for promising routes to the study of dark matter, dark energy and other phenomena.
December 05, 2013breaking : 10 journals to go open-access in 2014
As part of the SCOAP3 publishing initiative, 10 journals in high-energy physics will offer unrestricted access to their peer-reviewed articles, starting January 1.
December 05, 2013breaking : First particle-antiparticle collider now historic site
The European Physical Society has declared the construction site of the Anello di Accumulazione collider in Frascati, Italy, a significant site in physics history.
December 03, 2013essay : Reading in the Higgs era
Science writer Mike Perricone presents his favorite books on particle physics and a recommended reading list for the LHC/Higgs Era (2008 to the present).
December 02, 2013explain it in 60 seconds : Baryonic acoustic oscillations
Scientists have found a way to study sound waves from the early universe to learn more about its history and contents.
November 27, 2013signal to background : The world’s oldest astronomers
Scientists in Japan use ancient trees to look back on the history of our local cosmos, and discover a mystery.
November 26, 2013feature : The early universe
How is it possible to look at the earliest moments of the universe? Physicists have their ways—and what they find out will tell us a lot about how the universe works today and how it will unfold in the future.