In the last few decades, Argentina and Chile have proven themselves prime spots for astronomical observation—a status that has been a boon in many ways for both countries.
James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz shared the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Many researchers from Latin America can trace their entry into experimental particle physics to an initiative started by former Fermilab Director Leon Lederman.
Brazilian physicist César Lattes, considered a national hero for his discoveries, paved the way for trailblazing research projects in particle astrophysics across Latin America and beyond.
Latin America has reached a pivotal moment in experimental particle physics and astrophysics research. Throughout the month of October, Symmetry will explore how.
When LIGO and Virgo detected the echoes that likely came from a collision between a black hole and a neutron star, dozens of physicists began a hunt for the signal’s electromagnetic counterpart.
Early-career physicist Jonathan LeyVa is helping to build one of the world’s most sensitive dark matter detectors.
Artist Shanthi Chandrasekar explains the mixture of art and physics in her new gallery exhibit at Fermilab.
Researchers at CERN are investigating how very high-energy electrons could help target tumors.
Berkeley Lab scientists’ unusual carry-ons include components for a CERN experiment’s detector upgrade.
The Big Bang Science Fair brings science communication and outreach to an arts festival in Rhode Island.
Meet the comic-creating, triathlete, Hufflepuff physicist who’s also the new head of Fermilab’s Office of Education and Public Outreach.
Working on hardware doesn’t come easily to all physicists, but Francesca Ricci-Tam has learned that what matters most is a willingness to put in the practice.
Żurek shares her experiences from the 2019 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.
The Cherenkov Telescope Array will combine experimental and observatory-style approaches to investigate the universe’s highest energies.
A composer has given new life to an amplifier used within a historically significant particle accelerator.