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10/26/17

CERN alumna turned deep-sea explorer

Grace C. Young is fascinated by fundamental questions about realms both quantum and undersea.

10/24/17

Speak physics: What is a cross section?

Cross sections tell physicists how likely particles are to interact in a given way.

 
10/19/17

Scientists make rare achievement in study of antimatter

Scientists on the BASE experiment vastly improved their measurement of a property of protons and antiprotons.

10/16/17

Scientists observe first verified neutron-star collision

For the first time, experiments have seen both light and gravitational waves released by a single celestial crash.

10/12/17

Xenon takes a turn in the LHC

For the first time, the Large Hadron Collider is accelerating xenon nuclei for experiments.

10/10/17

A play in parallel universes

Constellations illustrates the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics—with a love story.

10/05/17

A radio for dark matter

Instead of searching for dark matter particles, a new device will search for dark matter waves.

10/03/17

Nobel recognizes gravitational wave discovery

Scientists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for their roles in creating the LIGO experiment.