Sensors for the world’s largest digital camera have snapped their first 3200-megapixel images at SLAC.
Astrophysicists are combining multiple methods to reveal the secrets of some of the weirdest objects in the universe.
The MAGIC telescope’s first observation of a gamma-ray burst gave astronomers surprising new insight into the phenomenon.
Scientists on an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider see massive W particles emerging from collisions with electromagnetic fields. How can this happen?
Scientists on experiments at the LHC are redesigning their methods and building supplemental detectors to look for new particles that might be evading them.
Scientists know the Higgs boson interacts with extremely massive particles. Now, they’re starting to study how it interacts with lighter particles as well.
Three physicists share their experiences learning and communicating physics in a foreign language: English.
Even world-famous theorist Juan Maldacena wasn’t sure at first whether he should pursue a PhD in physics.
A study conducted by the TEAM-UP task force provides a road map for doubling the number of African Americans obtaining bachelor’s degrees in physics and astronomy.
No one knows for sure what dark matter is. But we know we need something to explain what we see in the universe, and we’ve crossed a few ideas off of our list.
What does it take to publish a scientific analysis in one of the world’s largest experiments?
A collaboration of the Americas aims to take the first pioneering images of low-energy neutrinos and provide new data to shed light on the mysterious identity of dark matter.
A dash of virtual reality helps replicate the serendipitous interactions of an in-person conference when participants are scattered across the globe.
A new collaborative project aims to make introductory STEM courses successful for everyone.
For the first time, the LHCb collaboration at CERN has observed an exotic particle made up of four charm quarks.
Hadrons count among their number the familiar protons and neutrons that make up our atoms, but they are much more than that.