May 21, 2013day in the life : Fermilab docent
Former biology teacher Felicia Svoboda shows Fermilab visitors the ins and outs of doing science.
May 17, 2013signal to background : A banner day at the LHC
An artist honors the people and science of the CMS collaboration.
May 16, 2013breaking : Moniz confirmed as Energy Secretary
The US Senate has unanimously confirmed MIT physics professor Ernest Moniz as the next Secretary of Energy.
May 14, 2013deconstruction : The cherry pie collider
What’s the next step in particle colliders? Symmetry takes a trip into the kitchen pantry to find out.
May 12, 2013signal to background : The top 40 physics hits of 2012
The Higgs boson is a popular subject among the most-cited physics papers of 2012, but a particle simulation manual takes the top spot.
May 10, 2013contest : Symmetry challenge: Neutrino oscillation analogy
Symmetry is on the hunt for the best analogy to describe neutrino oscillation, the process by which a neutrino changes from one flavor to the next.
May 08, 2013signal to background : The Fellowship of the Ring
The Muon g-2 experiment kicks off this summer with the move of a 50-foot-wide ring-shaped cryostat from New York to Illinois.
May 07, 2013day in the life : A knack for exploring
With a solid grounding in physics, Thomas Humphrey shares the fun of discovery at San Francisco’s Exploratorium.
May 07, 2013breaking : Smallest lab-made drop of liquid might cause strange particle behavior
A new result from the CMS collaboration takes a step toward revealing the origin of the mysterious ‘ridge effect.’
May 02, 2013breaking : Dark-matter detector hears first particle pops
The COUPP-60 dark-matter experiment begins recording the trails of bubbles that passing particles form in its detector.