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Gravitational Waves
06/15/16

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.

02/12/16

Daya Bay discovers a mismatch

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

11/20/15

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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10/20/15

Symmetry gets a new look

Welcome to the Symmetry redesign!

Nobel (3x) tau, muon, electron neutrinos
10/06/15

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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09/10/15

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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08/04/15

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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07/23/15

A new first for T2K

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

Photo of OPERA detector
06/16/15

OPERA catches fifth tau neutrino

The OPERA experiment’s study of tau neutrino appearance has reached the level of “discovery.”

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06/11/15

Q&A: New director-general of KEK

Masanori Yamauchi started his three-year term as head of Japan’s major center of particle physics research this spring.

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