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07/29/20
CERN

The result paves the way for searching for signs of physics beyond the Standard Model of particle physics.

07/23/20
Department of Energy

In February, national laboratories, universities and industry met to lay out the essential research to be accomplished, describe the engineering and design barriers, and set near-term goals.

07/22/20
Fermilab

The US Department of Energy’s Under Secretary for Science joined Fermilab leadership and partners for a pair of milestones: the site dedication of the laboratory’s Integrated Engineering Research Center and the groundbreaking for its PIP-II cryoplant building.

07/16/20
CERN

Take part in interactive virtual lectures and discover the world of particles and the scientists exploring it.

Physics in a second language

08/11/20

Three physicists share their experiences learning and communicating physics in a foreign language: English.

08/04/20

Taking a risk on theoretical physics

Even world-famous theorist Juan Maldacena wasn’t sure at first whether he should pursue a PhD in physics.

07/30/20

Boosting the representation of Black students

A study conducted by the TEAM-UP task force provides a road map for doubling the number of African Americans obtaining bachelor’s degrees in physics and astronomy.

07/28/20

What dark matter is (probably) not

No one knows for sure what dark matter is. But we know we need something to explain what we see in the universe, and we’ve crossed a few ideas off of our list.

07/21/20

Behind the scenes of the CMS experiment’s 1000th paper

What does it take to publish a scientific analysis in one of the world’s largest experiments?

07/14/20

CONNIE gets closer to picturing reactor neutrinos

A collaboration of the Americas aims to take the first pioneering images of low-energy neutrinos and provide new data to shed light on the mysterious identity of dark matter.

07/07/20

Making science more equitable, starting with 101

A new collaborative project aims to make introductory STEM courses successful for everyone.

06/30/20

Hundreds of hadrons

Hadrons count among their number the familiar protons and neutrons that make up our atoms, but they are much more than that.

06/16/20

The stories a muon could tell

The discovery of the muon originally confounded physicists. Today international experiments are using the previously perplexing particle to gain a new understanding of our world.