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12/05/14

Einstein papers go digital

More than 5000 documents collected by the Einstein Papers Project are now freely available online.

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11/20/14

CERN frees LHC data

Anyone can access collision data from the Large Hadron Collider through the new CERN Open Data Portal.

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11/04/14

Fabiola Gianotti chosen as next head of CERN

The former head of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC will be the first female leader of Europe's largest particle physics laboratory.

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10/30/14

Reading the heavens with your phone

Two groups have released early versions of apps to turn your smart phone into a cosmic ray detector.

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10/14/14

Jokes for nerds

Webcomic artist Zach Weinersmith fuels ‘Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal’ with grad student humor and almost half of a physics degree.

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10/01/14

Daya Bay places new limit on sterile neutrinos

The Daya Bay experiment, famous for studying neutrino mixing, is branching into a new area of neutrino physics.

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09/22/14

Cosmic dust proves prevalent

Space dust accounts for at least some of the possible signal of cosmic inflation the BICEP2 experiment announced in March. How much remains to be seen.

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09/18/14

Pursuit of dark matter progresses at AMS

A possible sign of dark matter will eventually become clear, according to promising signs from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment.

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09/16/14

Science gets social

If you like your science with a cup of coffee, a pint of beer or a raucous crowd, these events may be for you.

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09/15/14

Sci-fi writers, scientists imagine the future

A new project pairs science fiction authors with scientists to envision worlds that are both inspiring and achievable.

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