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03/20/18

Starting from the bottom

The bottom quark may lead physicists on a path to new discoveries.

02/27/18

Looking for nothing to test gravity

When they look for violations of Einstein’s general relativity, physicists deliberately plan experiments to find nothing at all.

05/16/17

The facts and nothing but the facts

At a recent workshop on blind analysis, researchers discussed how to keep their expectations out of their results.

04/18/17

A new search to watch from LHCb

A new result from the LHCb experiment could be an early indicator of an inconsistency in the Standard Model.

03/28/17

How to make a discovery

Particle physics is a dance between theory and experiment.

 
02/14/17

LHCb observes rare decay

Standard Model predictions align with the LHCb experiment’s observation of an uncommon decay.

12/20/16

2016 year in particle physics

Scientists furthered studies of the Higgs boson, neutrinos, dark matter, dark energy and cosmic inflation and continued the search for undiscovered particles, forces and principles.

09/16/16

The secret lives of long-lived particles

A theoretical species of particle might answer nearly every question about our cosmos—if scientists can find it.

08/26/16

Winners declared in SUSY bet

Physicists exchanged cognac in Copenhagen at the conclusion of a bet about supersymmetry and the LHC.

08/05/16

LHC bump fades with more data

Possible signs of new particle seem to have washed out in an influx of new data.

07/27/16

The Atomki anomaly

A result from an experiment in Hungary catches the attention of a group of theorists in the United States.

06/29/16

LHCb discovers family of tetraquarks

Researchers found four new particles made of the same four building blocks.

03/18/16

Bump Watch 2016

A bump in the LHC data has physicists electrified…but what does it mean?

03/02/16

SuperKEKB reborn

The Japanese accelerator takes its first steps toward resuming its hunt for the universe’s missing antimatter.

12/17/15

LHC ends 2015 with a cliffhanger

Two LHC experiments see an unexpected bump, but scientists need more data to figure out whether it's worth getting excited about.

12/03/15

Holometer rules out first theory of space-time correlations

The extremely sensitive quantum-spacetime-measuring tool will serve as a template for continuing scientific exploration.