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07/28/21

Changing a name without forfeiting credit

A group of US national laboratories, publishers, journals and other organizations is making it easier for researchers to update their names on past publications.

07/25/21
New York Times

His discoveries deepened understanding of the basic forces at play in the universe, and he took general readers back to its dawn in his book The First Three Minutes.

07/16/21
Nature

The search for exotic ‘Majorana’ particles that could solve a big antimatter mystery is ramping up around the world.

07/16/21
Quanta

The Standard Model is a sweeping equation that has correctly predicted the results of virtually every experiment ever conducted, as Quanta explores in a new video.

How to be human in physics

07/27/21

Four physicists share their experiences dealing with major setbacks, trauma, mental health issues and toxic work environments.

07/20/21

Homebound astrophysicists miss mountaintops

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, travel bans and stay-at-home orders meant astrophysicists needed to find a new way to conduct their observations.

07/13/21

Blink and it’s gone

Fast electronics and artificial intelligence are helping physicists capture data and decide what to keep and what to throw away.

07/06/21

The odd(eron) couple

Scientists discovered a new particle by comparing data recorded at the LHC and the Tevatron.

06/29/21

What is a photon?

The fundamental particle of light is both ordinary and full of surprises.

06/22/21

The Golden Particles

Symmetry writer Lauren Biron won Fermilab’s 2021 Virtual Physics Slam by hosting an award show with a physics theme.

06/15/21

The other particle detector

When studying mysterious subatomic particles, researchers use a different kind of particle detector to prevent run-of-the-mill dust particles from getting in the way.

06/08/21

A strong force for inclusion

Elena Long’s search for community as a trans scientist put her at the forefront of LGBT+ advocacy in physics.

06/01/21

Einstein’s garden: translating physics into Blackfoot

Sharon Yellowfly has been preserving and expanding the Blackfoot language by translating the announcements of LIGO’s universe-bending discoveries.