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02/19/20
CERN

The measurements are consistent with predictions for “normal” matter and pave the way for future precision studies.

02/14/20
Cosmos

A breakthrough in muon management has set scientists dreaming of an alternative that could have 100 times the power of the LHC.

02/12/20
KEK

The Hyper-K project has officially started, with operations scheduled to begin in 2027.

02/11/20
Fermilab

Award-winning engineer and physicist Alvin Tollestrup died on February 9 of cancer.

Reina Reyes looks like science

02/18/20

Reina Reyes made headlines for her research at Princeton testing Einstein’s theory of general relativity; now she’s home in the Philippines, using her physics background to make her mark in different ways.

02/13/20

The reverse science fair

A school invited physicists from Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory to present their science for judgment by elementary students.

02/11/20

What we know about dark matter

Although scientists have yet to find the spooky stuff, they aren’t completely in the dark.

02/04/20

On background

Physicists deal with background in their experiments in two ways: by reducing it and by rejecting it.

01/28/20

Fine-tuning versus naturalness

When observed parameters seem like they must be finely tuned to fit a theory, some physicists accept it as coincidence. Others want to keep digging.

01/23/20

When kids interview scientists

Science Storytellers brings together two groups of innately curious individuals: scientists and children.

01/21/20

The other dark matter candidate

As technology improves, scientists discover new ways to search for theorized dark matter particles called axions.

01/16/20

Drag racing and black hole physics

The first undergraduate on the Event Horizon Telescope to receive junior collaborator status thrives in the unknown.

01/14/20

The persevering physicist

To both understand the universe and improve equity, inclusion and diversity in physics, Brian Beckford looks to one word: respect.