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10/19/22
Gizmodo

An analysis has produced the most precise summation to date of the universe’s dark energy and dark matter contents.

10/10/22
BBC Science Focus

Cosmologist Katie Mack describes the dark period between the Big Bang and the birth of the first stars.

10/04/22
The New York Times

Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser and Anton Zeilinger were recognized for their experiments in an area that has broad implications for secure information transfer and quantum computing.

10/03/22
BBC Future

The arrow of time began its journey at the Big Bang, and when the universe eventually dies there will be no more future and no past. In the meantime, what is it that drives time ever onward?

09/29/22
Science

The United States and Japan are embarking on ambitious efforts to wring a key secret of the universe from the subatomic phantoms known as neutrinos.

09/28/22
AIP

Physicists are showing enthusiasm for building a new collider on US soil, and diversity and community engagement are also getting new attention.

09/23/22
NPR

Technicians are putting the final touches on the world's largest digital camera at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. 

09/22/22
Science News

Matter’s dominance over antimatter may revolve around lightweight subatomic particles.

A new way to explore proton’s structure with neutrinos yields first results

02/01/23

Physicists used MINERvA, a Fermilab neutrino experiment, to measure the proton’s size and structure using a neutrino-scattering technique.

04/26/22

Double trouble Higgs

Scientists worried Higgs pairs would be too rare for LHC experiments to find. But by using machine learning, they now are getting tantalizingly close.

04/22/22

What’s new for LHC Run 3?

CERN’s accelerators and the LHC’s detectors have undergone major upgrades that will allow scientists to collect more data in the upcoming run than they did in the previous two runs combined.

04/19/22

Hitoshi Murayama brings people together

Building international research communities is a cornerstone of Murayama’s physics career.

04/12/22

How to make a muon beam

For the Muon g-2 experiment, researchers create billions of muons to study their surprising properties.

04/05/22

Where do theories come from?

The catalysts for inspiration are hard work and innumerable connections with a wider scientific community.

03/29/22

From small town student to international leader

Patty McBride was recently elected the next leader of an experiment at the LHC. But her proudest moments remain seeing her collaborators succeed. 

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.