The answer has to do with dark matter’s role in shaping the cosmos.
New accelerator magnets are undergoing a rigorous training program to prepare them for the extreme conditions inside the upgraded Large Hadron Collider.
Over time, particle physics and astrophysics and computing have built upon one another’s successes. That coevolution continues today.
Accommodations necessitated by the global pandemic made participation in academic conferences easier for physicists with and without disabilities.
The Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science helps students and professionals find community.
Even experiments that aren’t looking for dark matter directly could give us hints about the mysterious substance that permeates our universe.
A CERN photographer and videographer writes about his experiences documenting the ongoing upgrade that will turn the Large Hadron Collider into the High-Luminosity LHC.
Scientists hoping to find new, long-lived particles at the Large Hadron Collider recently realized they may already have the detector to do it.
The ATLAS experiment at CERN sees possible evidence of quark-gluon plasma production during collisions between photons and heavy nuclei inside the Large Hadron Collider.
Back when it was theorized, scientists weren’t sure they would ever detect the neutrino; now they’re searching for a version of the particle that could be even more elusive.
For the first time, African physicists and other researchers are creating a grassroots strategy for the future of physics research and education.
The newly discovered tetraquark provides a unique window into the interactions of the particles that make up atoms.
A group of scientists is hoping to detect dark matter using a nano-scale drum.
A group of US national laboratories, publishers, journals and other organizations is making it easier for researchers to update their names on past publications.
Four physicists share their experiences dealing with major setbacks, trauma, mental health issues and toxic work environments.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, travel bans and stay-at-home orders meant astrophysicists needed to find a new way to conduct their observations.