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03/21/19

LHCb discovers matter-antimatter asymmetry in charm quarks

A new observation by the LHCb experiment finds that charm quarks behave differently than their antiparticle counterparts.

03/19/19

‘Entangle’ exhibit fuels imagination with physics

A Swedish university tapped the founding director of CERN’s artist-in-residence program to curate a new art exhibit inspired by physics.

03/14/19

The potential of plasma wakefield acceleration

Scientists around the world are testing ways to further boost the power of particle accelerators while drastically shrinking their size.

03/12/19

Decolonizing science through sci comm

Science writer Sibusiso Biyela aims to bring science back to South Africa’s Zulu communities.

03/07/19

Japan defers ILC decision

In their latest meeting with scientists, the Japanese government declined to stake a claim to hosting the ILC.

03/05/19

A tiny new experiment at the LHC

The story of the latest experiment approved for installation at the Large Hadron Collider starts with a theorist and a question about dark matter.

02/26/19

10 words that mean something different to physicists

Some of this science sounds awfully familiar.

02/22/19

The bubble chamber sand mandala

One sprinkle of sand at a time, two artists recreated the moment a particle passed through a detector 30 years earlier.

02/19/19

An astronomical data challenge

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will manage unprecedented volumes of data produced each night.

02/14/19

Taking a collider to the dark energy problem

Every second, the universe grows a little bigger. Scientists are using the LHC to try to find out why.

02/12/19

A taste of particle physics

For physicists Katy Grimm and Katharine Leney, science is a piece of cake.

02/05/19

Tenacious persistence

Fermilab’s Liz Sexton-Kennedy talks to Symmetry about her lifelong drive to learn and how it led to her current role as Chief Information Officer for Fermilab.

01/30/19

Retired equipment lives on in new physics experiments

Physicists often find thrifty, ingenious ways to reuse equipment and resources.

01/28/19

Data scientists face off in LSST machine-learning competition

Data scientists trained computers to pick out useful information from LSST’s hi-res snapshots of the universe.

01/25/19

Success after a three-year sprint

After a rush to start up the first large prototype detector, stellar results show the technology for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is ready to shine.

01/23/19

Remastered 1964 films show origins of SLAC

Two videos now available digitally in high fidelity tell the story of Stanford Linear Accelerator Center’s inception and construction.