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11/29/18
The Guardian

Stars have radiated 4x1084 photons since the universe begun with formation peaking 11 billion years ago.

11/26/18
Science News

Only 9 percent of the subatomic particle’s bulk comes from the mass of its quarks.

11/23/18
Massive

This mysterious substance is accelerating the expansion of our universe.

11/17/18
Gizmodo

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, currently under construction, will photograph the stars every night. 

11/16/18
Science

At a workshop last week, Chinese scientists unveiled the full conceptual design for the proposed Circular Electron Positron Collider.

11/13/18
Cosmos

The effects of a long-distant galactic collision may soon aid in the search for a mysterious particle.

11/13/18
Discover

For centuries, physicists have hunted for magnetic monopoles to help put together their theory of everything.

Program offers students a refuge in STEM

12/13/18

REFUGES, started by physicist Tino Nyawelo, aims to give refugees and other underrepresented groups the tools to succeed in STEM.

10/30/18

They did the smash – they did the Proton Smash

Add some science to your Halloween!

10/25/18

Already beyond the Standard Model

We already know neutrinos break the mold of the Standard Model. The question is: By how much?

10/23/18

The building boom

These international projects, selected during the process to plan the future of US particle physics, are all set to come online within the next 10 years.

10/18/18

Five mysteries the Standard Model can’t explain

Our best model of particle physics explains only about 5 percent of the universe.

10/16/18

Studying the stars with machine learning

To keep up with an impending astronomical increase in data about our universe, astrophysicists turn to machine learning.

10/16/18

Looking for dark matter using quantum technology

Fermilab scientists are harnessing quantum technology in the search for dark matter.

10/09/18

Progress in plasma wakefield acceleration for positrons

Three new studies show the promise and challenge of using plasma wakefield acceleration to build a future electron-positron collider.

10/04/18

The 3-ton ruler

A specialized measuring machine at SLAC is helping scientists build precise detectors for the ATLAS experiment.

09/27/18

Life as an accelerator operator

Behind some of the world’s biggest scientific instruments are teams with a set of skills you can’t find anywhere else. 

09/25/18

How not to be fooled in physics

Particle physicists and astrophysicists employ a variety of tools to avoid erroneous results.

09/20/18

Dark matter vibes

SuperCDMS physicists are testing a way to amp up dark matter vibrations to help them search for lighter particles.

09/13/18

A whale of a tale

Scientists looking for tiny particles off the coast of Italy stumble upon a much bigger research subject.

09/11/18

A 25-foot thermometer for neutrino science

This instrument developed for DUNE can take 48 temperatures simultaneously and with expert precision.

09/06/18

ProtoDUNE in pictures

Twenty photos, two detectors, one goal.

09/04/18

Changing the game

Willie Rockward applied to college with pro football dreams, but a physics scholarship set him on a different path.

08/21/18

How’s it going, LIGO?

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory has a new digital assistant.