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10/20/15
Smithsonian

The IceCube observatory at the South Pole collects roughly 36 terabytes of data a year.

10/19/15
New York Times

When you start peeling away the layers of theory, reality can start feeling pretty abstract.

10/19/15
Cosmos

Mathematician Emmy Noether was a genius who laid the basis for a new approach to physics.

10/11/15
World Science Festival

John Robinson tells the story of the little “ghost particles” in rhymes.

Scientists make rare achievement in study of antimatter

10/19/17

Through hard work, ingenuity and a little cooperation from nature, scientists on the BASE experiment vastly improved their measurement of a property of protons and antiprotons.

05/07/13

A knack for exploring

With a solid grounding in physics, Thomas Humphrey shares the fun of discovery at San Francisco’s Exploratorium.

04/30/13

Free from the start

Since CERN released the World Wide Web without royalties 20 years ago, the technology has flourished.

04/23/13

Plasma acceleration

Like surfers on huge ocean waves, electrons can ride waves of plasma to very high energies.

04/19/13

Q&A with Fabiola Gianotti, Higgs hunter

Symmetry sits down with Fabiola Gianotti, who recently finished an eventful four years as spokesperson for the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider.

04/11/13

Shall I compare thee to a spinning pulsar?

A scientist uses a technique from astronomy to investigate whether William Shakespeare really wrote all of those sonnets.

04/09/13

Arturo Gomez: Life among the telescopes

Arturo Gomez has spent more than 40 years working with visiting astronomers at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile.

04/05/13

CERN offers UN advice on bringing women into science

In CERN’s first opportunity to engage directly with a UN organization since it gained observer status, grad students suggested ways to improve the situation of women in science.

03/29/13

Cosmic open house draws curious crowd

Kids of all ages flocked to SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to learn about the universe and have fun doing it.