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07/06/19
Cosmos

Australian and US astronomers took different approaches identifying the sources of powerful blasts of intergalactic radiation.

07/01/19
Forbes

 What's the physics explanation of what gives objects their color? It's complicated.

06/24/19
Fermilab

To support a more inclusive and diverse laboratory, Fermilab is hosting a series of presentations designed to share information, challenge assumptions and supply tools for change.

06/20/19
SLAC

Four large meshes made from 2 miles of metal wire will extract potential signals of dark matter particles.

06/19/19

A miniature camera for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

ComCam will help test the observatory once it is installed in Chile later this year.

06/17/19
ScienceNews

The particles could be spotted when they slam into electrons or atomic nuclei in the crystals.

06/05/19
Science

New findings from LHCb suggest pentaquarks are not bags of five quarks binding in a new way, but are more like conventional atomic nuclei.

05/31/19
Science Friday

Science historian David Kaiser tells the story of the rise and fall of the idea of the "luminous ether."

A day in the life of a dark matter data wrangler

07/18/19

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

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.

04/25/19

It takes a village

Building a particle physics laboratory requires more than physicists.

04/23/19

Falsifiability and physics

Can a theory that isn’t completely testable still be useful to physics?

04/18/19

What gravitational waves can say about dark matter

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.