July 02, 2015signal to background : The wonderful thing about triggers
Physicist Jim Pivarski explains how particle detectors know when to record data.
July 01, 2015signal to background : Higgs factory proposed for Beijing
Scientists in China hope to build a successor to the Large Hadron Collider—and take a new place on the international particle physics stage.
June 30, 2015feature : How do you solve a puzzle like neutrinos?
When it comes to studying particles that zip through matter as though it weren’t even there, you use every method you can think of.
June 25, 2015signal to background : Exploring dark energy with robots
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument will produce a 3-D space map using a ‘hive’ of robots.
June 24, 2015signal to background : Seeing in gamma rays
The latest sky maps produced by Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope combine seven years of observations.
June 23, 2015signal to background : Bringing neutrino research back to India
The India-based Neutrino Observatory will provide a home base for Indian particle physicists.
June 18, 2015signal to background : Mathematician to know: Emmy Noether
Noether's theorem is a thread woven into the fabric of the science.
June 17, 2015application : Making the portable gamma camera
The end of the Cold War and the cancellation of the Superconducting Super Collider led to the creation of a life-saving medical device.
June 16, 2015breaking : OPERA catches fifth tau neutrino
The OPERA experiment’s study of tau neutrino appearance has reached the level of “discovery.”
June 11, 2015signal to background : Q&A: New director-general of KEK
Masanori Yamauchi started his three-year term as head of Japan’s major center of particle physics research this spring.