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02/24/21
Quanta

Twenty years ago, physicists set out to investigate a mysterious asymmetry in the proton’s interior. Their results, published today, show how antimatter helps stabilize every atom’s core.

02/24/21
Ars Technica

The finding provides evidence that tidal disruption events can also be cosmic particle accelerators.

02/12/21
TRIUMF

Smith, executive director of SNOLAB, has been selected to serve as the next director of TRIUMF.  

02/05/21
Science

On 11 February, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the US Postal Service will issue a stamp commemorating Chien-Shiung Wu.

How English became the language of physics

03/02/21

Today, more than 90% of the indexed articles in the natural sciences are published in English. That wasn’t always the case.

02/25/21

Searching for Higgs boson twins

Higgs-boson pairs could help scientists understand the stability of our universe. The trick is finding them.

02/23/21

Five DIY physics demos

Missing visits to the museum? Or in need of some home-school activities? Check out these five do-it-yourself physics demos!

02/16/21

New strategy for Latin American physics

Scientists in Latin America recently published the first coordinated plan for the region’s research in high-energy physics, astrophysics and cosmology.

02/15/21

The Pierre Auger Observatory shares 10% of data

The observatory has made detailed information about an initial selection of its recorded cosmic-ray events available for outside scientists to use.

02/09/21

Dear Labby: Life advice from physics

Particle physics might be complex, but it’s nothing compared to the confusion of human existence.

02/02/21

What is luminosity?

Later this decade, the Large Hadron Collider will be upgraded to the High-Luminosity LHC. What does “luminosity” mean in particle physics?

01/26/21

Physicists submit avalanche of ideas to ‘Snowmass’ process

Scientists wrote more than 1500 letters of interest to share ideas about what they hope the next decade of particle physics will bring.

01/14/21

ATLAS releases ‘full orchestra’ of analysis instruments

The ATLAS collaboration has begun to publish likelihood functions, information that will allow researchers to better understand and use their experiment’s data in future analyses.