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05/05/20

Physics community designs simplified ventilator

The Mechanical Ventilator Milano, or MVM, went from concept through approval by the US Food and Drug Administration in a little over a month.

12/02/19

After a transplant, a physicist takes on heart failure

Physicist Avi Yagil partnered with the doctors who gave him a new heart to bring techniques from particle physics into the evaluation of heart-failure patients.

11/12/19

Transitions into medical physics

Scientists who moved from particle physics or astrophysics to medical physics sit down with Symmetry to talk about life, science and career changes.

09/24/19

Fighting cancer with physics

Researchers at CERN are investigating how very high-energy electrons could help target tumors.

05/21/19

From physics to data science

Four physicists share their journeys through academia into industry and offer words of wisdom for those considering making a similar move.

07/04/18

Higgs search alumni: Where are they now?

Meet four physicists who have found different ways to apply the skills they learned through their studies of the Higgs boson.

09/28/17

Conjuring ghost trains for safety

A Fermilab technical specialist recently invented a device that could help alert oncoming trains to large vehicles stuck on the tracks.

09/21/17

Concrete applications for accelerator science

A project called A2D2 will explore new applications for compact linear accelerators.

09/08/17

Detectors in the dirt

A humidity and temperature monitor developed for CMS finds a new home in Lebanon.

04/18/17

How blue-sky research shapes the future

While driven by the desire to pursue curiosity, fundamental investigations are the crucial first step to innovation.

02/23/17

Instrument finds new earthly purpose

Detectors long used to look at the cosmos are now part of X-ray experiments here on Earth.

01/17/17

The value of basic research

How can we measure the worth of scientific knowledge? Economic analysts give it a shot.

 
12/09/16

SESAME to open in 2017

The first synchrotron radiation source in the Middle East is running tests before its planned 2017 start.

11/29/16

Hacking for humanity

THE Port humanitarian hackathon at CERN brings people from multiple industries together to make the world a better place.

12/04/15

After the particle physics degree

Physicist Meghan Anzelc is just as surprised as anyone she wound up with an enjoyable career in the insurance industry.

11/12/15

Giving physics students options

Many physics degree programs excel at preparing students for an academic career, but more than half of those who complete the programs head to industry instead.