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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.

08/16/18

ICARUS neutrino detector installed at Fermilab

With this move, ICARUS now sits in the path of Fermilab's neutrino beam, a milestone that brings the detector one step closer to taking data.

08/14/18

Rising stars of multi-messenger astronomy

A year after detecting a neutron star collision, scientists are excited for the future of multi-messenger astronomy and astrophysics.

08/09/18

Tour du LHC

An intrepid Symmetry writer and communicator at CERN navigates the landscape above the Large Hadron Collider by bicycle.

08/07/18

A dual-phase DUNE

The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is advancing technology commonly used in dark matter experiments—and scaling it up to record-breaking sizes.

08/01/18

Machine learning proliferates in particle physics

A new review in Nature chronicles the many ways machine learning is popping up in particle physics research.

07/31/18

The bike or the ride

Sometimes teenage rebellion means going for a degree in physics.

07/27/18

LHC accelerates its first “atoms”

Lead atoms with a single remaining electron circulated in the Large Hadron Collider.

07/24/18

Rewiring STEM education

The idea that science skills are innate and great discoveries are made only by “lone geniuses” is losing traction in STEM.

07/24/18

Accelerator excellence

Fermilab’s Lia Merminga talks to Symmetry about her early experiences in STEM and her drive to solve science’s unanswered questions.

07/17/18

Rise of the machines

Machine learning will become an even more important tool when scientists upgrade to the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider.

07/16/18

The LHC’s computing revolution

Making new discoveries may require writing new software first.

07/12/18

Scientists trace high-energy cosmic neutrino to its birthplace

A pair of results bring neutrinos into the new era of multi-messenger astronomy.

07/05/18

Out in physics

LGBT+ scientists offer advice for promoting inclusivity in a guide written for the physics and astronomy community.