When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, travel bans and stay-at-home orders meant astrophysicists needed to find a new way to conduct their observations.
Fast electronics and artificial intelligence are helping physicists capture data and decide what to keep and what to throw away.
Scientists discovered a new particle by comparing data recorded at the LHC and the Tevatron.
The fundamental particle of light is both ordinary and full of surprises.
Symmetry writer Lauren Biron won Fermilab’s 2021 Virtual Physics Slam by hosting an award show with a physics theme.
When studying mysterious subatomic particles, researchers use a different kind of particle detector to prevent run-of-the-mill dust particles from getting in the way.
Elena Long’s search for community as a trans scientist put her at the forefront of LGBT+ advocacy in physics.
Sharon Yellowfly has been preserving and expanding the Blackfoot language by translating the announcements of LIGO’s universe-bending discoveries.
In recognition of his own past, Azwinndini Muronga has brought STEM enrichment opportunities to youth in remote, underserved towns and villages.
Fermilab scientists are developing one of the most cold-tolerant robots ever made so they can monitor the interiors of particle detectors.
In Drift: Art and Dark Matter, pieces by four artists-in-residence dig deep into the underground laboratory.
The question may seem simple, but physicists don’t yet know the answer. New measurements aim to change that.
Physicists and archaeologists are teaming up to provide research opportunities for Black and Hispanic undergraduates.
Theoretical physicist Clifford Johnson answers Symmetry writer Brianna Barbu’s questions about his work in science and outreach, including advising on movies like Avengers: Endgame.
A proposed dark-matter detection method would look for tracks of dark matter etched into billion-year-old mineral samples.
Sanford Underground Research Facility is making an effort to build bridges with Native American communities and operate with respect for the sacred land it is built on.