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07/10/17
Daily Herald

Hugh Lippincott, a Fermilab scientist, went on a Skype date while looking for dark matter. He writes that things turned out fine.

07/06/17
CERN

The LHCb experiment at CERN has reported the observation of a new particle containing two charm quarks and one up quark. 

07/06/17
Wired

Particles with two heavy quarks are predicted by the Standard Model theory of particle physics, but this is the first time scientists have been able to confirm they exist.

07/05/17
Gizmodo

Hunting for a new particle is a search for something by finding all of the nothing. 

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.

03/07/17

Researchers face engineering puzzle

How do you transport 70,000 tons of liquid argon nearly a mile underground?

03/02/17

Hey Fermilab, it’s a Monkee

Micky Dolenz, best known as a vocalist and drummer in 1960s pop band The Monkees, turns out to be one of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory’s original fans.

02/28/17

How to build a universe

Our universe should be a formless fog of energy. Why isn’t it?

02/23/17

Instrument finds new earthly purpose

Detectors long used to look at the cosmos are now part of X-ray experiments here on Earth.

02/17/17

#AskSymmetry Twitter chat with Anne Schukraft

See Fermilab physicist Anne Schukraft's answers to readers’ questions about neutrinos.

02/16/17

Wizardly neutrinos

Why can a neutrino pass through solid objects?

02/14/17

Physics love poems

Advance your romance with science.

02/10/17

Physics love poem challenge

Think you can do better than the Symmetry staff? Send us your poems!