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06/10/20
New York Times

Scholars said they would not hold classes or lectures on Wednesday, and leading journals and scientific associations said they would not announce most breakthroughs.

06/09/20
Nature

Academics and scientific organizations will stop research activities on 10 June to reflect and take action on systemic inequalities in science.

06/08/20
Nature

An academic strike is planned for this week, alongside marches and demonstrations worldwide.

05/26/20
Science News

If true, this would be only the second time such a neutrino has been traced back to its source.

05/26/20
Quanta

Recent measurements of particles called B mesons deviate from predictions. Alone, each oddity looks like a fluke, but their collective drift is more suggestive.

05/20/20
New York Times

Roman was a pioneer at NASA, joining the agency in its early days and becoming its first chief astronomer.

05/19/20
Gizmodo

The difficult-to-detect neutrino seems to undergo a strange identity-flipping process, and if this reaction occurs differently between neutrinos and antineutrinos, then it could help physicists explain why matter dominates over antimatter.

05/12/20
Scientific American

The discrepancy could be a statistical fluke—or a sign that physicists will need to revise the standard model of cosmology.

Making science more equitable, starting with 101

07/07/20

A new collaborative project aims to make introductory STEM courses successful for everyone.

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.

01/09/20

Expanding a neutrino hunt in the South Pole

A forthcoming upgrade to the IceCube detector will provide deeper insights into the elusive particles.

01/07/20

Vera Rubin, giant of astronomy

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will be named for an influential astronomer who left the field better than she found it.

12/19/19

Particle physics for preschoolers

Particle physics might seem too complex for young children, but educators are finding enthusiasm and understanding even among the Sesame Street set.

12/17/19

New physics, naughty and nice

Grab your cocoa or pumpkin spice—as today we examine what’s naughty and nice.

12/12/19

Neutron star particles go under the LHC microscope

Researchers on the ALICE experiment are uncovering the properties of elusive hyperon particles hypothesized to be found inside neutron stars.

12/10/19

Physics books of 2019

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

12/05/19

Humans of physics

Enormous scientific collaborations are made up of hundreds upon thousands of individuals, each with their own story.

12/03/19

A matter of interpretation

Deaf scientist Giordon Stark works to ensure the field of physics research is accessible to all.

12/02/19

After a transplant, a physicist takes on heart failure

Physicist Avi Yagil partnered with the doctors who gave him a new heart to bring techniques from particle physics into the evaluation of heart-failure patients.

11/26/19

Get to know 10 early-career experimentalists

Junior faculty in experimental particle physics and astrophysics talk about how they got into physics, their favorite parts of the experimental process and how they spend their time outside the lab.

11/21/19

Building up the African physics community

Since 2010, the African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications has provided education to hundreds of students.

11/19/19

A new view into the history of the universe

With an upgrade to the Super-Kamiokande detector, neutrino physicists will gain access to the supernovae of the past.