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10/12/17

Xenon takes a turn in the LHC

For the first time, the Large Hadron Collider is accelerating xenon nuclei for experiments.

10/09/17
New Scientist

Finally finding extra baryons predicted by decades of simulations validates some of our assumptions about the universe.

10/03/17

Nobel recognizes gravitational wave discovery

Scientists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for their roles in creating the LIGO experiment.

09/27/17
APS News

With data from a third detector, researchers can better localize the source of the waves.

A flight path to physics success

11/22/17

Sandra Miarecki went from Air Force pilot to neutrino physicist.

08/08/17

A new search for dark matter 6800 feet underground

Prototype tests of the future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment are in full swing.

08/01/17

Tuning in for science

The sprawling Square Kilometer Array radio telescope hunts signals from one of the quietest places on earth.

07/31/17

An underground groundbreaking

A physics project kicks off construction a mile underground.

07/26/17

Angela Fava: studying neutrinos around the globe

This experimental physicist has followed the ICARUS neutrino detector from Gran Sasso to Geneva to Chicago.

07/25/17

Turning plots into stained glass

Hubert van Hecke, a heavy-ion physicist, transforms particle physics plots into works of art.

07/18/17

Shaking the dark matter paradigm

A theory about gravity challenges our understanding of the universe.

07/13/17

SLAC accelerator plans appear in Smithsonian art exhibit

The late artist June Schwarcz found inspiration in some unusual wrapping paper her husband brought home from the lab.

 

07/11/17

A new model for standards

In an upcoming refresh, particle physics will define units of measurement such as the meter, the kilogram and the second.