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12/17/18

First critical components arrive for SBND

International collaborators are delivering parts to be used in Fermilab's Short-Baseline Neutrino program.

12/13/18

Program offers students a refuge in STEM

REFUGES, started by physicist Tino Nyawelo, aims to give refugees and other underrepresented groups the tools to succeed in STEM.

12/11/18

Physics books of 2018

Symmetry writer Mike Perricone presents his annual compilation of new popular science books related to particle physics and astrophysics.

12/06/18

Top quark couture

What do you give a physicist who helped discover a fundamental particle and jump-started your science career?

12/04/18

LHC Noir

A proton describes its final moments in the Large Hadron Collider.

12/03/18

LHC ends second season of data-taking

During the last four years, LHC scientists have filled in gaps in our knowledge and tested the boundaries of the Standard Model.

11/30/18

Heavy-ion researchers seize their moment

During the short heavy-ion run at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, every moment counts.

11/15/18

Physics footage from a Monkee

1970s video footage recorded by musician Micky Dolenz when he visited the then-nascent Fermilab is now available on YouTube.

11/13/18

Gravitational lenses

Predicted by Einstein and discovered in 1979, gravitational lensing helps astrophysicists understand the evolving shape of the universe.

11/08/18

From GED to PhD

Physicist Kira Burt dropped out of school at 16. Now she teaches students that anyone can be a scientist.

11/06/18

The quest to test quantum entanglement

Quantum entanglement, doubted by Einstein, has passed increasingly stringent tests.

10/30/18

They did the smash – they did the Proton Smash

Add some science to your Halloween!

10/25/18

Already beyond the Standard Model

We already know neutrinos break the mold of the Standard Model. The question is: By how much?

10/23/18

The building boom

These international projects, selected during the process to plan the future of US particle physics, are all set to come online within the next 10 years.

10/18/18

Five mysteries the Standard Model can’t explain

Our best model of particle physics explains only about 5 percent of the universe.

10/16/18

Studying the stars with machine learning

To keep up with an impending astronomical increase in data about our universe, astrophysicists turn to machine learning.