A close look at the assembly of the NOvA near detector reveals a massive yet meticulous process.
How is it possible to look at the earliest moments of the universe? Physicists have their ways—and what they find out will tell us a lot about how the universe works today and how it will unfold in the future.
Late last week, the SeaQuest experiment began exploring the structure of protons and the behavior of the particles of which they're made.
Brookhaven Lab’s 1958 innovation earns a prominent place in the history of video games.
This summer, more than 700 particle physicists came together to dream big about the next steps in their studies of energy, matter, space and time. Now comes the setting of priorities and a clear path forward.
Particle physics has revolutionized the way we look at the universe. Along the way, it’s made significant impacts on other fields of science, improved daily life for people around the world and trained a new generation of scientists and computing professionals.
Through the “Snowmass” process, US particle physicists thoroughly considered the field’s most compelling unanswered questions and ways to realistically answer them.
Do you think scientists have the answers to all the questions? As these researchers admit, there’s still so much to discover. Particle physics is brimming with mysteries and unknowns.
In their search for fundamental truths, particle physicists have a lot in common with explorers everywhere.
Using a unique technique, the Q-weak collaboration has found the value of the weak force to be in agreement with theory—so far.
Through the “Snowmass” process, particle physicists discussed the field’s biggest unanswered questions and thoroughly analyzed the tools needed to answer them.
For a little over a month this summer, a huge electromagnet slowly journeyed from New York to Illinois, offering great photo opportunities along the way.
From the output of the "Snowmass" meeting, US particle physicists will chart a path to answering some of science’s most intriguing questions.
The 50-foot-wide electromagnet for the Muon g-2 experiment has completed its five-week journey from New York to Illinois.
For the first time, an experiment has definitively observed the appearance of neutrinos that have changed from one type to another.
Scientists on the GERDA experiment have placed new limits on a process that could reveal the true character of the neutrino.