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08/06/19

Breakthrough Prize awarded to architects of supergravity

Three theoretical physicists have won the Breakthrough Prize for developing a way to connect general relativity with particle physics.

07/31/19
Ars Technica

It's all about the connectivity between particles, just like mapping social networks.

07/23/19
CERN

Hot water from the LHC’s cooling system at Point 8 will be collected to heat a new area of the neighboring commune of Ferney-Voltaire.

07/18/19
Wired

Born shortly after the Big Bang, these cosmic monsters have perplexed astronomers for years.

07/16/19
Berkeley Lab

Major deliveries in June set the stage for the next phase of work on LUX-ZEPLIN project.

07/13/19
BBC

The Spektr-RG telescope is a joint venture between Russia and Germany that will map X-rays across the entire sky in unprecedented detail.

07/11/19

Satellite galaxies provide new clues about dark matter

A new study shows that light dark matter is 1000 times less likely to bump into regular matter than previous analyses allowed.

07/08/19
Berkeley Lab

Researchers will pick 35 million galaxies and quasars to target during DESI’s 5-year mission.

Holography class gives students new perspective

08/22/19

A holography class at the Ohio State University combines art and physics to provide a more complete picture of how we understand the world around us.

07/18/19

A day in the life of a dark matter data wrangler

Maria Elena Monzani prepares an international team to search for clues to one of the biggest scientific mysteries.

07/16/19

Get to know 10 early-career theorists

Junior faculty in theoretical physics talk about what keeps them up at night, their favorite places to think and how they explain their jobs to nonscientists.

07/09/19

The 9 percent difference

A discrepancy between different measurements of the Hubble constant makes scientists question whether something is amiss in our understanding of the universe.

07/02/19

The right stuff

A CERN engineer sees if she has what it takes to live and work on Mars.

06/25/19

The future of particle accelerators may be autonomous

Particle accelerators are some of the most complicated machines in science. Scientists are working on ways to run them with a diminishing amount of direction from humans.

06/18/19

A day in the life of an accelerator designer

Physicist Tor Raubenheimer explores the world by climbing rocks and designing particle accelerators.

06/11/19

The language of physics

10 more words that mean something different to scientists.

06/10/19

Berkeley leans into search for light dark matter

Dark matter could be much lower in mass and slighter in energy than previously thought.

06/06/19

Sharing CERN with Nepal

A dynamic duo at CERN is planting seeds to foster physics research in Nepal.

06/04/19

Engineering the world’s largest digital camera

Building the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope also means solving extraordinary technological challenges.

05/28/19

Brothers reunited on the ATLAS experiment

Two brothers with very different career paths land on the same project at CERN.

05/21/19

From physics to data science

Four physicists share their journeys through academia into industry and offer words of wisdom for those considering making a similar move.

05/14/19

Casting a wide net

In their quest to discover physics beyond the Standard Model, physicists weigh the pros and cons of different search strategies.

05/07/19

A universe is born

Take a (brief) journey through the early history of our cosmos.

05/02/19

The unseen progress of the LHC

It’s not always about what you discover.

04/30/19

A common language

Physics professor Jason Nordhaus is working to reduce barriers to STEM for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.