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07/02/22
Gizmodo

Gizmodo asked physicists to predict the discoveries that will blow our minds in the coming years.

07/01/22
Physics World

Achintya Rao recollects the momentous day 10 years ago when CERN announced it had discovered the Higgs boson.

06/30/22
Nature

Theoretical predictions move closer to experimental results, but questions remain about possible gaps in the Standard Model of particle physics.

06/24/22
Scientific American

A new biography of the physicist and the particle he predicted reveals his disdain for the spotlight

06/17/22
CERN

CERN was established in the aftermath of World War II to bring nations and people together for the peaceful pursuit of science.

06/16/22
WIRED

In physics, experiments to answer the big questions can take decades to run—and might not produce any findings at all.

06/13/22
The New York Times

The particle collider at CERN will soon restart. “There could be a revolution coming,” scientists say.

06/07/22
WIRED

Physicist Katrina Miller writes that she just wanted to be a scientist, not a trailblazer.

Four (more) things you might not know about antimatter

08/09/22

It’s around you, it’s a part of you, and scientists are still trying to figure it out.

03/22/22

How JWST will test models of cold dark matter

Two projects in JWST’s first observation cycle will probe the nature of dark matter.

03/15/22

Building for science and society

The career of Elaine McCluskey, who most recently served as project manager constructing the future facility for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, has had a lasting impact.

03/08/22

How to break a theory

When a theory breaks, you learn how to build it better.

02/22/22

Beyond the Standard Model

The Standard Model is one of the most well-tested theories in particle physics. But scientists are searching for new physics beyond it.

02/15/22

What is annihilation?

In particle physics, “annihilation” is a transformation.

02/08/22

Jim Gates gives back

National Medal of Science Recipient Sylvester James “Jim” Gates, Jr. has published multiple papers on theoretical physics with undergraduate and high school students.

02/01/22

Building the quantum workforce

Engineers, physicists, computer scientists and more are needed for the second quantum revolution.

01/27/22

#BlackInQuantum

Black scientists have played important roles in the history of quantum physics. In this growing area of specialization, there’s an opportunity to continue that legacy.

01/27/22

The work of Elmer Imes

Physicist Elmer Imes’ careful work to capture the spectra of molecules made clear the worth of the theory of quantum mechanics.

01/26/22

What is a quantum network?

As we step into the quantum age, here are four things to know about quantum networks.

01/25/22

The quantum squeeze

A technique from the newest generation of quantum sensors is helping scientists to use the limitations of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle to their advantage.

01/20/22

Going beyond the exascale

Quantum computers could enable physicists to tackle questions even the most powerful computers cannot handle.

01/19/22

More than one way to make a qubit

Scientists are exploring a variety of ways to make quantum bits. We may not need to settle on a single one.

01/18/22

What is quantum information?

Quantum information breaks the rules of classical information in a way that could allow us to answer questions that a classical computer cannot.

01/13/22

From bits to qubits

Quantum computers go beyond the binary.

01/12/22

The second quantum revolution

Inventions like the transistor and laser changed the world. What changes will the second quantum revolution bring?