Despite challenges, some physics faculty at predominantly undergraduate institutions make research experiences available to students.
With CMB-S4, scientists hope to connect a sandy desert with a polar desert—and revolutionize our understanding of the early universe.
Collaborators on the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument breathe a sigh of relief as they successfully restart the state-of-the-art experiment.
The powerful camera built for the Dark Energy Survey has taken more than 1 million photos from its perch in Chile. Here are some of the best.
Cameo Lance spoke at an American Physical Society meeting about her winding path from an undergraduate degree in physics to the space industry.
After the successful initiation of two new detectors, scientists have begun to envision an expanded suite of neutrino experiments at the Large Hadron Collider.
Being able to see themselves as physicists can make or break students’ ability to thrive in the field.
Scientists are using a detector originally designed to study neutrinos to pin down an elusive nuclear physics measurement.
The animated YouTube series Quantum Kate is a teenager’s guide to modern physics.
It takes years of on-the-job training to learn the ins and outs of particle accelerator operation.
As part of a class on design thinking, a graduate student turned her research topic into an art installation resembling a giant disco ball.
It’s around you, it’s a part of you, and scientists are still trying to figure it out.
Physicists take on the mystery of the missing (and extra) neutrinos.
Symmetry chats with scientists and engineers about doing important work in physics without a doctoral degree.
Ximena Cid found her place in STEM by embracing her identity. Now she helps others do the same.
A handful of physicists have prepared the detector for a more sophisticated dark matter search.