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09/06/17
Science News

Patience is a virtue in the hunt for dark matter. 

09/01/17
Inside Science

Burying certain instruments helps astronomers and astrophysicists detect otherwise difficult-to-spot particles.

08/30/17

Neural networks meet space

Artificial intelligence analyzes gravitational lenses 10 million times faster.

08/29/17
Forbes

We know the speed of light is constant, but what about the speed at which the universe is expanding?

Q&A with Nobel laureate Barry Barish

11/14/17

Barish explains how LIGO became the high-achieving experiment it is today.

06/12/17

How to clean inside the LHC

The beam pipes of the LHC need to be so clean, even air molecules count as dirt.

06/08/17

Another year wiser

In honor of Fermilab’s upcoming 50th birthday, Symmetry presents physics birthday cards.

06/06/17

A tale of three cities

An enormous neutrino detector named ICARUS unites physics labs in Italy, Switzerland and the US.

05/30/17

A brief etymology of particle physics

How did the proton, photon and other particles get their names?

05/26/17

First results from search for a dark light

The Heavy Photon Search at Jefferson Lab is looking for a hypothetical particle from a hidden “dark sector.”

05/16/17

The facts and nothing but the facts

At a recent workshop on blind analysis, researchers discussed how to keep their expectations out of their results.

05/09/17

Understanding the unknown universe

The authors of We Have No Idea remind us that there are still many unsolved mysteries in science.

05/04/17

Sterile neutrino search hits roadblock at reactors

A new result from the Daya Bay collaboration reveals both limitations and strengths of experiments studying antineutrinos at nuclear reactors.