A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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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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09/09/14

True tales of science

When two theoretical physicists crossed paths at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, the Story Collider was born.

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08/27/14

First measurement of sun’s real-time energy

The Borexino neutrino experiment in Italy found that the sun releases the same amount of energy today as it did 100,000 years ago.

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08/11/14

New game trades clicks for physics discoveries

A group of students at CERN have created a computer game that makes particle physics research as addictive as Candy Crush Saga.

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07/15/14

The machine learning community takes on the Higgs

Detecting new physics isn’t quite like detecting cat videos—yet.

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07/11/14

US reveals its next generation of dark matter experiments

Together, the three experiments will search for a variety of types of dark matter particles.

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06/16/14

The supersymmetric bet

Particle physicists playfully take sides over whether the Large Hadron Collider is likely to discover evidence of Supersymmetry.

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06/02/14

More than math

MIT teaches physics students about another side of scientific life—communication.

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05/22/14

Proposed plan for the future of US particle physics

The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s report recommends a strategic path forward for US particle physics.

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