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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.

10/15/15

From the lab to the classroom

Physicist Jennifer Gimmell shares her love of physics with her students.

06/17/15

Making the portable gamma camera

The end of the Cold War and the cancellation of the Superconducting Super Collider led to the creation of a life-saving medical device.

06/10/15

LHC physicists preserve Native American voices

Physicists are using LHC detector technology to retrieve Native American music from old recordings.

05/14/15

The accelerator in the Louvre

The Accélérateur Grand Louvre d’analyse élémentaire solves ancient mysteries with powerful particle beams.

02/26/15

From the Standard Model to space

A group of scientists who started at particle physics experiments move their careers to the final frontier.

02/03/15

Tracking glaciers with accelerators

To predict Earth’s future, geologists use particle accelerators to understand its past.

01/06/15

Accelerator-powered carbon dating

An accelerator-driven form of carbon dating advances everything from archaeology to personalized medicine.

12/18/14

Physicist turned carbon-catcher

Particle physics inspires Arizona State University professor Klaus Lackner's work on climate change.

11/24/14

Creating a spark

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

10/08/14

Science Hack Day

Astrophysicists inspire space-related projects at a 24-hour hack-a-thon in San Francisco.

09/30/14

Accelerating the fight against cancer

As charged-particle therapies grow in popularity, physicists are working with other experts to make them smaller, cheaper and more effective—and more available to cancer patients in the United States.

09/23/14

When research worlds collide

Particle physicists and scientists from other disciplines are finding ways to help one another answer critical questions.

09/02/14

Detectors in daily life

Not only are particle detectors essential to making discoveries in particle physics, they also play important roles in industry, science and medicine.

08/28/14

Particle physics to aid nuclear cleanup

Cosmic rays can help scientists do something no one else can: safely image the interior of the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

08/21/14

LHC physicist takes on new type of collisions

A former Large Hadron Collider researcher brings his knowledge of high-energy collisions to a new hockey game.