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02/06/19
Scientific American

New studies of the oldest light and sound in the cosmos suggest novel physics—rather than systematic errors—could explain an unsolved scientific mystery.

02/04/19
Quanta

Priyamvada Natarajan has pioneered the mapping and modeling of the universe’s invisible contents, especially dark matter and supermassive black holes.

02/01/19
Ars Technica

A claimed signal might be due instead to helium leaking into the photomultiplier tubes.

01/31/19
Forbes

A new set of observations is challenging what we presently think about dark energy.

The bubble chamber sand mandala

02/22/19

One sprinkle of sand at a time, two artists recreated the moment a particle passed through a detector 30 years earlier.

02/19/19

An astronomical data challenge

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will manage unprecedented volumes of data produced each night.

02/14/19

Taking a collider to the dark energy problem

Every second, the universe grows a little bigger. Scientists are using the LHC to try to find out why.

02/12/19

A taste of particle physics

For physicists Katy Grimm and Katharine Leney, science is a piece of cake.

02/05/19

Tenacious persistence

Fermilab’s Liz Sexton-Kennedy talks to Symmetry about her lifelong drive to learn and how it led to her current role as Chief Information Officer for Fermilab.

01/30/19

Retired equipment lives on in new physics experiments

Physicists often find thrifty, ingenious ways to reuse equipment and resources.

01/25/19

Success after a three-year sprint

After a rush to start up the first large prototype detector, stellar results show the technology for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is ready to shine.

01/23/19

Remastered 1964 films show origins of SLAC

Two videos now available digitally in high fidelity tell the story of Stanford Linear Accelerator Center’s inception and construction.

01/22/19

The farmer physicist

A graduate student looks for belonging inside and outside academia.