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05/26/20
Science News

If true, this would be only the second time such a neutrino has been traced back to its source.

05/26/20
Quanta

Recent measurements of particles called B mesons deviate from predictions. Alone, each oddity looks like a fluke, but their collective drift is more suggestive.

05/20/20
New York Times

Roman was a pioneer at NASA, joining the agency in its early days and becoming its first chief astronomer.

05/19/20
Gizmodo

The difficult-to-detect neutrino seems to undergo a strange identity-flipping process, and if this reaction occurs differently between neutrinos and antineutrinos, then it could help physicists explain why matter dominates over antimatter.

The sourdough starter physics family

05/26/20

A sourdough family started at Fermilab by a graduate student visiting from Texas A&M has continued to expand and flourish.

05/21/20

Physicists curate list of COVID-19 projects to join

Physicists are finding ways to contribute to projects related to epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, supporting healthcare systems, and studying public sentiment.

05/18/20

Physicists put their expertise toward ventilator shortage

Physicist Cristiano Galbiati shifted focus from the search for dark matter to the shortage of ventilators for COVID-19 patients. The collaboration he began created an easy-to-manufacture ventilator in less than two months.

05/15/20

The invisible Higgs bosons

Experimentalists and theorists search for Higgs bosons escaping as dark matter.

05/07/20

Giving voice to neutrinos

Fermilab guest composer David Ibbett releases a neutrino-inspired video and commentary.

05/04/20

Physicists crowdsource pandemic problem-solving

The group Science Responds harnesses physicists’ expertise in fields like data science, statistics and software development to support efforts to respond to COVID-19.

04/30/20

The large boson-boson collider

Scientists study rare, one-in-a-trillion heavy boson collisions happening inside the LHC.

04/28/20

The supernova that keeps on giving

Supernova 1987A, the closest supernova observed with modern technology, excited the world more than 30 years ago—and it remains an intriguing subject of study even today.

04/21/20

The quantum poet

Amy Catanzano bridges the worlds of poetry and science.