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11/25/19
Gizmodo

The Proton Synchrotron (PS) accelerated its first protons on November 24, 1959.

11/19/19
Fermilab

The collaboration plans to start taking physics data in early December.

11/13/19
Quanta

Three physicists wanted to calculate how neutrinos change. They ended up discovering an unexpected relationship between some of the most ubiquitous objects in math.

11/13/19
Nature

Ultrasensitive experiments on trapped antiprotons provide a window onto possible differences between matter and antimatter. Now they could also shed light on the identity of dark matter.

11/12/19
Science

A controversial dark matter claim may be making a comeback. 

11/06/19
CERN

At its 195th Session today, the CERN Council selected Fabiola Gianotti as the Organization’s next Director-General, for her second term of office.

11/04/19
Mercury News

Jeffery Chen, a senior at Burlingame High, explains how astronomers are using the neutrino particle.

11/04/19
Physics

Physics asked a number of scientists from Vietnam about their thoughts on physics in their home country.

Physics books of 2019

12/10/19

Symmetry writer Mike Perricone takes us through a selection of this year’s new popular physics books.

11/12/19

Transitions into medical physics

Scientists who moved from particle physics or astrophysics to medical physics sit down with Symmetry to talk about life, science and career changes.

11/07/19

How to share the data from LSST

The Large Synoptic Sky Survey will collect so much data that data scientists needed to figure out new ways for astronomers to access it.

11/05/19

Put it to the test beam

Before a detector component can head to its forever home, it has to pass the test.

10/31/19

LHC music through the ColliderScope

This summer, physicist Larry Lee had festival-goers dancing to the sounds of science.

10/29/19

A budding strategy for large-scale science in Latin America

For the first time, scientists and policy-makers are creating a regional strategy for scientific projects in Latin America, starting with a focus on high-energy physics and cosmology.

10/28/19

Hahn shot first

After 32 years as Fermilab’s staff photographer, Reidar Hahn is retiring—and saying farewell with a final collection of photos in Fermilab’s art gallery.

10/24/19

ARAPUCA: Let there be light traps

Latin American institutions are instrumental in creating photon detectors for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

10/23/19

How Argentina joined ATLAS

Maria Teresa Dova has been instrumental in bringing scientists in Argentina new opportunities to participate in particle physics and astrophysics experiments, including one that co-discovered the Higgs boson.

10/22/19

Hacking the physics seminar

Feeling left out of some traditional paths to community in particle physics, a group of Latin American researchers created their own way to connect.

10/17/19

How HAWC landed in Mexico

A strong regional tradition of high-energy physics and astrophysics—plus the aspirations of one young researcher—brought the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma-ray Observatory to Mexico.

10/16/19

A partnership turns to neutrinos

A collaboration with fewer than 100 members has played an important role in Fermilab’s ongoing partnership with Latin American scientists and institutions.

10/15/19

Building on luck

Scholars return home to forge paths for future physicists where few exist.

10/10/19

Building the future, two weeks at a time

A series of short physics schools organized in collaboration with CERN has had an outsized impact on the careers of scientists from Latin America.

10/09/19

A crystal clear place to study the skies

In the last few decades, Argentina and Chile have proven themselves prime spots for astronomical observation—a status that has been a boon in many ways for both countries.

10/08/19

Raising a new set of flags at Fermilab

Many researchers from Latin America can trace their entry into experimental particle physics to an initiative started by former Fermilab Director Leon Lederman.

10/03/19

The legacy of César Lattes

Brazilian physicist César Lattes, considered a national hero for his discoveries, paved the way for trailblazing research projects in particle astrophysics across Latin America and beyond.