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11/24/22
BBC Science Focus

Physicists investigating the properties of the subatomic particle quickly find themselves going down a rabbit hole of complexity and quantum weirdness.

11/22/22
Scientific American

A new proposal seeks to solve the paradox of quantum spin.

11/03/22
Physics

Using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica, researchers have found significant evidence of a cosmic source of high-energy neutrinos.

10/31/22
New York Times

Last year, in the hope of finding asteroids cloaked by excessive sunlight, an international team of astronomers co-opted a camera primarily designed to investigate dark energy. 

First-time ATLAS measurement provides new look at Higgs

11/29/22

For the first time, physicists have a statistically significant measurement of the joint polarization of W and Z bosons.

11/22/22

Finding art in astrophysics technology

LSST Camera images provide the inspiration for artist Lennart Lahuis’s “Astromelancholia.”

11/15/22

Madagascar’s path to neutrino physics

Laza Rakotondravohitra was the first Malagasy grad student to conduct research in neutrino physics. He and others are working to ensure he will be far from the last.

11/08/22

Parenting in physics

Scientists discuss the challenges of being caregivers in physics and some ways they’ve seen the field change for the better.

11/01/22

How to maintain a physics experiment in a desert

Threats of scorching heat, walls of tumbleweed, and countless critters mean innovation is a must for the facilities manager for LIGO Hanford Observatory.

10/25/22

Physicists work to bring more undergrads into research

Despite challenges, some physics faculty at predominantly undergraduate institutions make research experiences available to students.

10/18/22

The next stage of cosmic microwave background research

With CMB-S4, scientists hope to connect a sandy desert with a polar desert—and revolutionize our understanding of the early universe.

10/11/22

After fire and monsoons, DESI resumes cataloguing the cosmos

Collaborators on the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument breathe a sigh of relief as they successfully restart the state-of-the-art experiment.

10/04/22

15 spectacular photos from the Dark Energy Camera

The powerful camera built for the Dark Energy Survey has taken more than 1 million photos from its perch in Chile. Here are some of the best.