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05/10/18
Cosmos

A new measurement limits the search for as-yet-undiscovered fundamental particles.

05/09/18
Nature

Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?

05/09/18
Nature

An elusive substance that permeates the universe exerts many detectable gravitational influences yet eludes direct detection.

05/07/18

Construction begins on SuperCDMS SNOLAB

The SuperCDMS SNOLAB project is expanding the hunt for dark matter to particles with properties not accessible to any other experiment.

Five (more) fascinating facts about DUNE

05/17/18

A lot of cleverness goes into engineering the incredible, dependable, shrinkable Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

05/15/18

Inside the Large Hadron Collider

If two protons collide at 99.9999991 percent the speed of light, do they make a sound?

05/08/18

Leveling the playing field

Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics aims to encourage more women and gender minorities to pursue careers in physics and improve diversity in the field.

05/01/18

Q&A: SLAC’s archivist closes a chapter

Approaching retirement, Jean Deken describes what it’s like to preserve decades of collective scientific memory at a national lab.

04/24/18

The coevolution of physics and math

Breakthroughs in physics sometimes require an assist from the field of mathematics—and vice versa.

04/17/18

The world’s largest astronomical movie

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.

04/11/18

Right on target

These hardy physics components live at the center of particle production.

04/10/18

How to make a Higgs boson

It doesn’t seem like collisions of particles with no mass should be able to produce the “mass-giving” boson, the Higgs. But every other second at the LHC, they do.

04/03/18

The big book of physics

Looking for the latest info on particle physics? There’s a book for that.