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10/07/15

A measurement to watch

Finding a small discrepancy in measurements of the properties of neutrinos could show us how they fit into the bigger picture.

01/16/15

20-ton magnet heads to New York

A superconducting magnet begins its journey from SLAC laboratory in California to Brookhaven Lab in New York.

11/24/14

Creating a spark

Science has a long history of creativity generated through collaboration between fields.

07/18/14

Scientists set aside rivalry to preserve knowledge

Scientists from two experiments have banded together to create a single comprehensive record of their work for scientific posterity.

07/03/14

Physicist shares do-it-yourself expertise online

SLAC scientist Michael Kelsey sees connections between the communities of physicists and do-it-yourselfers.

06/16/14

The supersymmetric bet

Particle physicists playfully take sides over whether the Large Hadron Collider is likely to discover evidence of Supersymmetry.

05/22/14

Proposed plan for the future of US particle physics

The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s report recommends a strategic path forward for US particle physics.

05/19/14

Coming soon: Plan for the future of US particle physics

The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s recommendations will set the course for the future of particle physics in the United States.

02/18/14

BaBar still breaking new ground

Twenty years after a cutting-edge particle physics experiment at SLAC adopted a royal elephant from a series of children’s books as its mascot, BaBar (the experiment, not the elephant) is sti

02/10/14

Quarks in the looking glass

A recent experiment at Jefferson Lab probed the mirror symmetry of quarks, determining that one of their intrinsic properties is non-zero—as predicted by the Standard Model.

01/28/14

Quantum entanglement

Through ‘spooky action at a distance,’ the properties of two systems remain correlated even after they are separated.

12/20/13

Physicists look toward the high-energy horizon

A panel met at Brookhaven National Laboratory to chart the course for US investment in particle physics experiments.

12/12/13

Neutrino detector block

A close look at the assembly of the NOvA near detector reveals a massive yet meticulous process.

11/26/13

The early universe

How is it possible to look at the earliest moments of the universe?

11/12/13

SeaQuest seeks the secrets of the proton

Late last week, the SeaQuest experiment began exploring the structure of protons and the behavior of the particles of which they're made.

11/07/13

Computer tennis, anyone?

Brookhaven Lab’s 1958 innovation earns a prominent place in the history of video games.