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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.


The 3-ton ruler

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


2018 Photowalk winners announced

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


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. 


How not to be fooled in physics

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


Dark matter vibes

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


First particle tracks seen at ProtoDUNE

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


A whale of a tale

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


A 25-foot thermometer for neutrino science

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


Next-generation camera takes data of early universe

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


ProtoDUNE in pictures

Twenty photos, two detectors, one goal.


Changing the game

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


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.


LHC scientists detect most favored Higgs decay

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


Voting open for 2018 Global Physics Photowalk

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


How’s it going, LIGO?

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