Respondents to Symmetry’s survey about what it’s like to earn a PhD in particle physics or astrophysics offer their views of the experience.
Quantum entanglement, doubted by Einstein, has passed increasingly stringent tests.
Particle physicists and astrophysicists employ a variety of tools to avoid erroneous results.
Nothing beats a small experiment for the breadth of experience it gives the scientist.
People with disabilities are underrepresented in STEM.
The touring Tactile Collider event explores new ways to access Large Hadron Collider science through touch, sound and live interaction.
Particle physicists are studying ways to harness the power of the quantum realm to further their research.
Astronomers are at the forefront of the fight against light pollution, which can obscure our view of the cosmos.
With a small side project, astronomers discover a new type of galaxy.
A doctoral student and his adviser designed a tabletop particle detector they hope to make accessible to budding young engineering physicists.