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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.

06/17/14

Science and nature

Although the view has changed, Lucy de Barbaro still looks at life through the lens of physics.

06/03/14

Beam on: My father’s fight with cancer

After working with particle accelerators his entire professional career, Heather Rock Woods’ father placed himself in the path of a beam to fight cancer.

05/20/14

Physicist turned ‘rocket man’ looks to the sky with SpaceX

Sam Waldman uses skills gained through physics research to ensure safe travels for the Dragon spacecraft.

05/13/14

Building artificial body parts with particle beams

Companies are using an electron-beam 3-D printing process to manufacture medical implants.

04/28/14

Meet the next director of TRIUMF

In July, Johns Hopkins University physicist Jonathan Bagger will begin a six-year term as director of TRIUMF laboratory in Vancouver.

04/24/14

Massive thoughts

The Higgs boson and the neutrino fascinate the general public and particle physicists alike. Why is that?

02/25/14

DECam pinpoints asteroid

When weather prevented other telescopes from tracking a potentially hazardous asteroid, the Dark Energy Camera stepped in.

02/20/14

Statistically significant

Michelangelo D’Agostino taps his physics ingenuity daily as a data scientist.

02/04/14

A second chance at sight

Silicon microstrip detectors, a staple in particle physics experiments, provide information that may be critical to restoring vision to some who lost it.

01/07/14

Particle accelerators join fight against brain cancer

Accelerator technology could be key to developing an effective treatment for a type of brain tumor currently considered incurable.

12/18/13

The value of fundamental research

The winners and finalists of this year’s $3 million Fundamental Physics Prize convened to discuss strategies for elevating the public’s awareness and knowledge of theoretical physics.