Building the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope also means solving extraordinary technological challenges.
Two brothers with very different career paths land on the same project at CERN.
Four physicists share their journeys through academia into industry and offer words of wisdom for those considering making a similar move.
In their quest to discover physics beyond the Standard Model, physicists weigh the pros and cons of different search strategies.
Take a (brief) journey through the early history of our cosmos.
It’s not always about what you discover.
Physics professor Jason Nordhaus is working to reduce barriers to STEM for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Building a particle physics laboratory requires more than physicists.
Can a theory that isn’t completely testable still be useful to physics?
Scientists think that, under some circumstances, dark matter could generate powerful enough gravitational waves for equipment like LIGO to detect.
One of the latest discoveries from the LHC takes the properties of photons beyond what your electrodynamics teacher will tell you in class.
A re-examination of a particle discovered in 2015 has scientists debating its true identity.
Some theorists have taken to designing their own experiments to broaden the search for dark matter.
Meet three scientists connected by the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program.
Video games and physics have more in common than you might think.
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.