To predict Earth’s future, geologists use particle accelerators to understand its past.
An accelerator-driven form of carbon dating advances everything from archaeology to personalized medicine.
Particle physics inspires Arizona State University professor Klaus Lackner's work on climate change.
Science has a long history of creativity generated through collaboration between fields.
Astrophysicists inspire space-related projects at a 24-hour hack-a-thon in San Francisco.
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.
Particle physicists and scientists from other disciplines are finding ways to help one another answer critical questions.
Not only are particle detectors essential to making discoveries in particle physics, they also play important roles in industry, science and medicine.
Cosmic rays can help scientists do something no one else can: safely image the interior of the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.
A former Large Hadron Collider researcher brings his knowledge of high-energy collisions to a new hockey game.
Ecologist John Harte applies principles from his former life as a physicist to his work trying to save the planet.
In July 140 truckloads of concrete arrived at Michigan State University to begin construction of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams.
A prototype CT scanner could improve targeting accuracy in proton therapy treatment.
After 10 years as a theoretical particle physicist, Larry Abbott discovered a new passion.
The Open Science Grid enables faster, more efficient analysis of LHC data—and also contributes to advancements in fields from geology to medicine.
Students estimate their way through pop culture problems to learn a life skill.