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05/16/19

Europe’s path forward

Physicists meet this week in Granada, Spain, to update the European Strategy for Particle Physics.

05/14/19

Casting a wide net

In their quest to discover physics beyond the Standard Model, physicists weigh the pros and cons of different search strategies.

05/07/19

A universe is born

Take a (brief) journey through the early history of our cosmos.

05/02/19

The unseen progress of the LHC

It’s not always about what you discover.

04/30/19

A common language

Physics professor Jason Nordhaus is working to reduce barriers to STEM for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

04/25/19

It takes a village

Building a particle physics laboratory requires more than physicists.

04/23/19

Falsifiability and physics

Can a theory that isn’t completely testable still be useful to physics?

04/18/19

What gravitational waves can say about dark matter

Scientists think that, under some circumstances, dark matter could generate powerful enough gravitational waves for equipment like LIGO to detect.

04/16/19

A collision of light

One of the latest discoveries from the LHC takes the properties of photons beyond what your electrodynamics teacher will tell you in class.

04/11/19

LHCb results add clues to pentaquark mystery

A re-examination of a particle discovered in 2015 has scientists debating its true identity.

04/10/19

Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

The image reveals the black hole at the center of Messier 87, a massive galaxy in the nearby Virgo galaxy cluster.

04/09/19

All hands on deck

Some theorists have taken to designing their own experiments to broaden the search for dark matter.

04/03/19

DESI lenses see first light

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument will begin operation later this year.

04/02/19

Considering the whole student

Meet three scientists connected by the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program.

03/28/19

Why LHC physics is like ‘Starcraft’

Video games and physics have more in common than you might think.

03/26/19

To PhD or not to PhD

Respondents to Symmetry’s survey about what it’s like to earn a PhD in particle physics or astrophysics offer their views of the experience.