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06/24/18
Mashable

By 2021, two new machines are scheduled to join the dark matter hunt.

06/19/18
Gizmodo

Your smartphone has a particle detector on it, and scientists want your help.

06/17/18
Seeker

This mega science experiment wants to solve one of the biggest mysteries in science today, namely, why do we exist?

06/15/18
Gizmodo

Workers at the world’s largest atom smasher are breaking ground on a performance-enhancing upgrade that will allow scientists to conduct even bigger and better physics experiments.

06/15/18
The Guardian

The High-Luminosity LHC will be far more sensitive to anomalies that could lead to entirely new theories of the universe.

06/13/18
Wired

When two bunches of protons traveling close to the speed of light collide, artistic duo Semiconductor take that data and turn it into an immersive art installation.

06/12/18

New facility aims to shrink accelerators

Work has begun on an upgrade to the Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Tests at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

06/12/18
Science News

Noether linked two important concepts in physics: conservation laws and symmetries.

The LHC’s computing revolution

07/16/18

Making new discoveries may require writing new software first.

05/24/18

Game-changing neutrino experiments

This neutrino-watchers season preview will give you the rundown on what to expect to come out of neutrino research in the coming years.

05/22/18

The personal side of science

The Story Collider visits Fermilab to highlight true stories from scientists.

05/17/18

Five (more) fascinating facts about DUNE

A lot of cleverness goes into engineering the incredible, dependable, shrinkable Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

05/15/18

Inside the Large Hadron Collider

If two protons collide at 99.9999991 percent the speed of light, do they make a sound?

05/08/18

Leveling the playing field

Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics aims to encourage more women and gender minorities to pursue careers in physics and improve diversity in the field.

05/01/18

Q&A: SLAC’s archivist closes a chapter

Approaching retirement, Jean Deken describes what it’s like to preserve decades of collective scientific memory at a national lab.

04/24/18

The coevolution of physics and math

Breakthroughs in physics sometimes require an assist from the field of mathematics—and vice versa.

04/17/18

The world’s largest astronomical movie

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.

04/11/18

Right on target

These hardy physics components live at the center of particle production.

04/10/18

How to make a Higgs boson

It doesn’t seem like collisions of particles with no mass should be able to produce the “mass-giving” boson, the Higgs. But every other second at the LHC, they do.

04/03/18

The big book of physics

Looking for the latest info on particle physics? There’s a book for that.

03/30/18

Photon declared champion

After a week of appreciation for each of the four particle contenders, the photon emerged as the winner in the Subatomic Smackdown.

03/30/18

The room where it happens

Symmetry goes inside the CERN Control Centre on restart day.

03/27/18

Keeping the LHC cold

The LHC is one of the coldest places on the planet.

03/23/18

Complex complexes

These two-minute animations break down the accelerator systems at Fermilab and CERN.

03/20/18

Starting from the bottom

The bottom quark may lead physicists on a path to new discoveries.