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10/16/18
Berkeley Lab

A set of see-through acrylic tanks will help researchers reject false signals measured by a deep-underground experiment.

10/11/18
CERN

The CERN Council has launched the update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics, a two-year process aimed at developing a vision for the future of particle physics in Europe. 

10/05/18
Wired

The original statement contained 200 signatures; within a day, 1400 more academics signed.

10/05/18
Gizmodo

The statement both condemns the actions of the speaker and refutes the conclusions he presented.

Five mysteries the Standard Model can’t explain

10/18/18

Our best model of particle physics explains only about 5 percent of the universe.

10/16/18

Studying the stars with machine learning

To keep up with an impending astronomical increase in data about our universe, astrophysicists turn to machine learning.

10/16/18

Looking for dark matter using quantum technology

Fermilab scientists are harnessing quantum technology in the search for dark matter.

10/09/18

Progress in plasma wakefield acceleration for positrons

Three new studies show the promise and challenge of using plasma wakefield acceleration to build a future electron-positron collider.

10/04/18

The 3-ton ruler

A specialized measuring machine at SLAC is helping scientists build precise detectors for the ATLAS experiment.

09/27/18

Life as an accelerator operator

Behind some of the world’s biggest scientific instruments are teams with a set of skills you can’t find anywhere else. 

09/25/18

How not to be fooled in physics

Particle physicists and astrophysicists employ a variety of tools to avoid erroneous results.

09/20/18

Dark matter vibes

SuperCDMS physicists are testing a way to amp up dark matter vibrations to help them search for lighter particles.

09/13/18

A whale of a tale

Scientists looking for tiny particles off the coast of Italy stumble upon a much bigger research subject.