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The science of proton packs

Ghostbusters advisor James Maxwell explains the science of bustin'.

Woman ghostbusters

Who you gonna call? MIT physicists!

As science advisors, physicists Lindley Winslow and Janet Conrad gave the Ghostbusters crew a taste of life in the lab.

Gravitational Waves

Second gravitational wave detection announced

For a second time, scientists from the LIGO and Virgo collaborations saw gravitational waves from the merger of two black holes.


Daya Bay discovers a mismatch

The latest measurements from the Daya Bay neutrino experiment in China don’t align with predictions from nuclear theory.


Physicists get a supercomputing boost

Scientists have made the first-ever calculation of a prediction involving the decay of certain matter and antimatter particles.

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Symmetry gets a new look

Welcome to the Symmetry redesign!

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Nobel Prize awarded for discovery of neutrino oscillations

Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald received the call from Sweden for their work on the Super-Kamiokande and SNO experiments.

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XMASS continues dark matter debate

XMASS is the latest of multiple experiments to contradict a previous dark matter discovery claim, but the conversation isn't over yet.

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IceCube sees highest-energy neutrino ever found

Observations of this kind could lead scientists to the source of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays.

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A new first for T2K

The Japan-based neutrino experiment has seen its first three candidate electron antineutrinos.