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10/09/18

Progress in plasma wakefield acceleration for positrons

Three new studies show the promise and challenge of using plasma wakefield acceleration to build a future electron-positron collider.

10/04/18

The 3-ton ruler

A specialized measuring machine at SLAC is helping scientists build precise detectors for the ATLAS experiment.

10/01/18

2018 Photowalk winners announced

Photographers from Italy, the UK and Canada won professional and public votes.

09/27/18

Life as an accelerator operator

Behind some of the world’s biggest scientific instruments are teams with a set of skills you can’t find anywhere else. 

09/25/18

How not to be fooled in physics

Particle physicists and astrophysicists employ a variety of tools to avoid erroneous results.

09/20/18

Dark matter vibes

SuperCDMS physicists are testing a way to amp up dark matter vibrations to help them search for lighter particles.

09/18/18

First particle tracks seen at ProtoDUNE

CERN and Fermilab announce a big step forward for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

09/13/18

A whale of a tale

Scientists looking for tiny particles off the coast of Italy stumble upon a much bigger research subject.

09/11/18

A 25-foot thermometer for neutrino science

This instrument developed for DUNE can take 48 temperatures simultaneously and with expert precision.

09/10/18

Next-generation camera takes data of early universe

The South Pole Telescope recently opened its third-generation camera for a multiyear survey.

09/06/18

ProtoDUNE in pictures

Twenty photos, two detectors, one goal.

09/04/18

Changing the game

Willie Rockward applied to college with pro football dreams, but a physics scholarship set him on a different path.

08/28/18

New accelerator research program at Fermilab sees first beam

IOTA, the new test accelerator, gives researchers rich and varied opportunities to dive deep into the physics of particle beams.

08/28/18

LHC scientists detect most favored Higgs decay

Scientists now know the fate of the vast majority of all Higgs bosons produced in the LHC.

08/27/18

Voting open for 2018 Global Physics Photowalk

Help choose the winning images in this international science photography competition.

08/21/18

How’s it going, LIGO?

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory has a new digital assistant.