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02/01/23

A new way to explore proton’s structure with neutrinos yields first results

Physicists used MINERvA, a Fermilab neutrino experiment, to measure the proton’s size and structure using a neutrino-scattering technique.

01/31/23

Proposed experiment seeks origin of cosmic neutrinos

Most astronomers trek to the mountaintops to study the stars, but a group of physicists are seeking the secrets of the cosmos with a detector at the bottom of the ocean.

01/24/23

Ways to weigh a neutrino

For decades scientists have tried to find a way to measure the mass of the lightest matter particle known to exist. Three new approaches now have a chance to succeed

01/17/23

Energy consumption, cost considerations could shape future of accelerator R&D

A recent report underscores the importance of energy consumption and cost to decisions about future large-scale particle accelerator projects.

01/10/23

Feeling the universe in the ‘Particle Shrine’

A physicist, a composer and a creative technician team up to translate the unseen particles around us into a format that human bodies can understand.

12/06/22

Physics books of 2022

This year’s list includes a book about an eminent physicist striving to avoid fame, two unique books for children, and a book with equations you'll actually be able to read.

11/29/22

First-time ATLAS measurement provides new look at Higgs

For the first time, physicists have a statistically significant measurement of the joint polarization of W and Z bosons.

11/22/22

Finding art in astrophysics technology

LSST Camera images provide the inspiration for artist Lennart Lahuis’s “Astromelancholia.”

11/15/22

Madagascar’s path to neutrino physics

Laza Rakotondravohitra was the first Malagasy grad student to conduct research in neutrino physics. He and others are working to ensure he will be far from the last.

11/08/22

Parenting in physics

Scientists discuss the challenges of being caregivers in physics and some ways they’ve seen the field change for the better.

11/01/22

How to maintain a physics experiment in a desert

Threats of scorching heat, walls of tumbleweed, and countless critters mean innovation is a must for the facilities manager for LIGO Hanford Observatory.

10/25/22

Physicists work to bring more undergrads into research

Despite challenges, some physics faculty at predominantly undergraduate institutions make research experiences available to students.

10/18/22

The next stage of cosmic microwave background research

With CMB-S4, scientists hope to connect a sandy desert with a polar desert—and revolutionize our understanding of the early universe.

10/11/22

After fire and monsoons, DESI resumes cataloguing the cosmos

Collaborators on the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument breathe a sigh of relief as they successfully restart the state-of-the-art experiment.

10/04/22

15 spectacular photos from the Dark Energy Camera

The powerful camera built for the Dark Energy Survey has taken more than 1 million photos from its perch in Chile. Here are some of the best.

09/27/22

An unplanned trajectory

Cameo Lance spoke at an American Physical Society meeting about her winding path from an undergraduate degree in physics to the space industry.