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Top articles of 2018

Catch up on our 10 most popular features of the year.

10/18/18

Five mysteries the Standard Model can’t explain

Our best model of particle physics explains only about 5 percent of the universe.

04/24/18

The coevolution of physics and math

Breakthroughs in physics sometimes require an assist from the field of mathematics—and vice versa.

04/03/18

The big book of physics

Looking for the latest info on particle physics? There’s a book for that.

05/24/18

Game-changing neutrino experiments

This neutrino-watchers season preview will give you the rundown on what to expect to come out of neutrino research in the coming years.

11/06/18

The quest to test quantum entanglement

Quantum entanglement, doubted by Einstein, has passed increasingly stringent tests.

02/20/18

The secret life of Higgs bosons

Are these mass-giving particles hanging out with dark matter?

11/15/18

Physics footage from a Monkee

1970s video footage recorded by musician Micky Dolenz when he visited the then-nascent Fermilab is now available on YouTube.

04/10/18

How to make a Higgs boson

It doesn’t seem like collisions of particles with no mass should be able to produce the “mass-giving” boson, the Higgs. But every other second at the LHC, they do.

10/25/18

Already beyond the Standard Model

We already know neutrinos break the mold of the Standard Model. The question is: By how much?

09/25/18

How not to be fooled in physics

Particle physicists and astrophysicists employ a variety of tools to avoid erroneous results.