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09/06/19
New York Times

He did groundbreaking work toward finding a “theory of everything.” He died in an Alpine rock-climbing accident.

09/05/19
Breakthrough Prize

The $3 million prize will be shared equally with 347 scientists co-authoring any of the six papers published by the EHT on April 10.

09/02/19
CERN

On Saturday, September 14, and Sunday, September 15, CERN will open its doors to the public.

08/26/19
Scientific American

Cosmic calculations suggest how massive nature’s lightest matter particle could be.

08/26/19
New York Times

Nelson was celebrated for helping to address flaws in the Standard Model, the longtime basis for explaining how particles interact.

08/26/19
Engadget

A team at Imperial College London decided to test the theory that dark energy is a fifth force by performing an experiment on single atoms.

08/14/19
Fermilab

The Integrable Optics Test Accelerator is dedicated to exploring and improving particle beams.

08/12/19
Fermilab

LCLS-II is coming together thanks largely to a crucial advance in the fields of particle and nuclear physics: superconducting accelerator technology.

Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence

09/17/19

The Big Bang Science Fair brings science communication and outreach to an arts festival in Rhode Island. 

08/15/19

Crossing fields

Karen Uhlenbeck’s pioneering work marries math with physics.

08/13/19

Testing DAMA

An Italian experiment has a 20-year signal of what could be dark matter—and scientists are embarking on their most promising efforts yet to confirm or refute its results.

08/08/19

Physics in the eyes and ears of an artist

Photographer Adam Nadel started his residency at Fermilab taking the portraits he is known for, but then he found himself venturing onto new artistic ground.

08/01/19

Powered by pixels

An innovative use of pixel technology is making liquid-argon neutrino detectors even better. 

07/30/19

Gravity’s waterfall

Physicists are using analog black holes to better understand gravity.

07/25/19

The thrill-seeking physicist

Chang Kee Jung almost lost his way as a risk-taking student, but after a university took a chance on him, he grew into a leader in physics.

07/23/19

Massless particles can’t be stopped

If a particle has no mass, how can it exist?

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.