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12/04/22
The Guardian

More than 100,000 antennas will be built on Wajarri country, enabling astronomers to peek billions of years back to the ‘cosmic dawn.’

12/02/22
New York Times

Scientists used a quantum computer to explore the ultimate escape route from a black hole.

12/02/22
Ars Technica

"Don't hold your breath about sending your dog through a wormhole."

11/24/22
BBC Science Focus

Physicists investigating the properties of the subatomic particle quickly find themselves going down a rabbit hole of complexity and quantum weirdness.

Physics books of 2022

12/06/22

This year’s list includes a book about an eminent physicist striving to avoid fame, two unique books for children, and a book with equations you'll actually be able to read.

11/29/22

First-time ATLAS measurement provides new look at Higgs

For the first time, physicists have a statistically significant measurement of the joint polarization of W and Z bosons.

11/22/22

Finding art in astrophysics technology

LSST Camera images provide the inspiration for artist Lennart Lahuis’s “Astromelancholia.”

11/15/22

Madagascar’s path to neutrino physics

Laza Rakotondravohitra was the first Malagasy grad student to conduct research in neutrino physics. He and others are working to ensure he will be far from the last.

11/08/22

Parenting in physics

Scientists discuss the challenges of being caregivers in physics and some ways they’ve seen the field change for the better.

11/01/22

How to maintain a physics experiment in a desert

Threats of scorching heat, walls of tumbleweed, and countless critters mean innovation is a must for the facilities manager for LIGO Hanford Observatory.

10/25/22

Physicists work to bring more undergrads into research

Despite challenges, some physics faculty at predominantly undergraduate institutions make research experiences available to students.

10/18/22

The next stage of cosmic microwave background research

With CMB-S4, scientists hope to connect a sandy desert with a polar desert—and revolutionize our understanding of the early universe.

10/11/22

After fire and monsoons, DESI resumes cataloguing the cosmos

Collaborators on the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument breathe a sigh of relief as they successfully restart the state-of-the-art experiment.