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04/18/19
Astronomy

By supercooling water to well below its freezing point, researchers hope to detect dark-matter interactions that cause the liquid to rapidly turn to ice.

04/15/19
Fermilab

Future particle physics experiments are limited by the targets currently used in particle accelerators. 

04/12/19
Gizmodo

Less than two weeks after LIGO and Virgo turned back on, they’ve already seen evidence of two pairs of colliding black holes.

04/11/19
Science Friday

Researchers who worked on the Event Horizon Telescope have released the first image of a black hole’s shadow. Now what?

What gravitational waves can say about dark matter

04/18/19

Scientists think that, under some circumstances, dark matter could generate powerful enough gravitational waves for equipment like LIGO to detect.

04/16/19

A collision of light

One of the latest discoveries from the LHC takes the properties of photons beyond what your electrodynamics teacher will tell you in class.

04/11/19

LHCb results add clues to pentaquark mystery

A re-examination of a particle discovered in 2015 has scientists debating its true identity.

04/09/19

All hands on deck

Some theorists have taken to designing their own experiments to broaden the search for dark matter.

04/02/19

Considering the whole student

Meet three scientists connected by the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program.

03/28/19

Why LHC physics is like ‘Starcraft’

Video games and physics have more in common than you might think.

03/26/19

To PhD or not to PhD

Respondents to Symmetry’s survey about what it’s like to earn a PhD in particle physics or astrophysics offer their views of the experience.

03/19/19

‘Entangle’ exhibit fuels imagination with physics

A Swedish university tapped the founding director of CERN’s artist-in-residence program to curate a new art exhibit inspired by physics.

03/14/19

The potential of plasma wakefield acceleration

Scientists around the world are testing ways to further boost the power of particle accelerators while drastically shrinking their size.