A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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.”

Photo of KEK and Mt. Tsukuba
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.

Photo of Icarus
04/22/15

Italian neutrino experiment to move to the US

The world’s largest liquid-argon neutrino detector will help with the search for sterile neutrinos at Fermilab. 

Photo of LHC X-ray 1
03/31/15

LHC restart back on track

The Large Hadron Collider has overcome a technical hurdle and could restart as early as next week.

Photo of LHC tunnel
03/24/15

LHC will not restart this week

Engineers and technicians may need to warm up and recool a section of the accelerator before they can introduce particles.

Illustration of Valentine Physics
02/10/15

Physics Valentines

In love? Or just the opposite? Express how you feel with physics-inspired Valentines—and anti-Valentines—courtesy of symmetry.

Photo of Sheldon and Leonard
02/06/15

Q&A: Steven Molaro, ‘The Big Bang Theory’

The show’s executive producer explains how a niche particle physics blog wound up in a recent plot.

Photo of M1M3 mirror
01/12/15

Mirror, mirror

After more than six years of grinding and polishing, the first-ever dual-surface mirror for a major telescope is complete.

Sketch of TES
01/08/15

Transition edge sensors

An update to technology more than a century old might be key to making the next big discovery in particle physics.

Photo of TRIUMF PC1-s
12/19/14

TRIUMF announces photo contest winners

Visiting photographers get an insider’s view of Canada’s national particle and nuclear physics laboratory.

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