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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 Unite

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.

08/19/14

A whole-Earth approach

Ecologist John Harte applies principles from his former life as a physicist to his work trying to save the planet.

08/12/14

Rare isotopes facility underway at Michigan State

In July 140 truckloads of concrete arrived at Michigan State University to begin construction of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams.

07/21/14

Helping cancer treatment hit its mark

A prototype CT scanner could improve targeting accuracy in proton therapy treatment.

07/08/14

A physicist in the neurobiology lab

After 10 years as a theoretical particle physicist, Larry Abbott discovered a new passion.

06/24/14

Computing power for all

The Open Science Grid enables faster, more efficient analysis of LHC data—and also contributes to advancements in fields from geology to medicine.

06/20/14

The art of back-of-the-envelope calculations

Students estimate their way through pop culture problems to learn a life skill.