A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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05/26/16

Low-mass particles that make high-mass stars go boom

Simulations are key to showing how neutrinos help stars go supernova.

EXO collaboration
05/03/16

EXO-200 resumes its underground quest

The upgraded experiment aims to discover if neutrinos are their own antiparticles.

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04/28/16

A GUT feeling about physics

Scientists want to connect the fundamental forces of nature in one Grand Unified Theory.

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04/19/16

Eight things you might not know about light

Light is all around us, but how much do you really know about the photons speeding past you?

Illustration of the solar system
04/05/16

Six weighty facts about gravity

Perplexed by gravity? Don’t let it get you down.

Photo of belle II at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
04/01/16

Belle II and the matter of antimatter

Go inside the new detector looking for why we’re here.

Photo by Steffen Richter of BICEP3
03/16/16

Dusting for the fingerprint of inflation with BICEP3

A new experiment at the South Pole picks up where BICEP2 left off.

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02/18/16

Casting a net for neutrinos

The KM3NeT experiment will catch the elusive particles using the Mediterranean Sea.

Neutrinos on a seesaw
02/09/16

Neutrinos on a seesaw

A possible explanation for the lightness of neutrinos could help answer some big questions about the universe.

Photo of LIGO Hanford
10/30/15

Gravitational waves and where to find them

Advanced LIGO has just begun its search for gravitational waves.

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