The fundamental particle of light is both ordinary and full of surprises.
Researchers make progress on a vexing problem about how black holes evolve.
Once the most popular framework for physics beyond the Standard Model, supersymmetry is facing a reckoning—but many researchers are not giving up on it yet.
Today, more than 90% of the indexed articles in the natural sciences are published in English. That wasn’t always the case.
Four physicists share their experiences dealing with major setbacks, trauma, mental health issues and toxic work environments.
What does it take to envision and build a seemingly impossible particle accelerator?
Even experiments that aren’t looking for dark matter directly could give us hints about the mysterious substance that permeates our universe.
Sharon Yellowfly has been preserving and expanding the Blackfoot language by translating the announcements of LIGO’s universe-bending discoveries.
A proposed dark-matter detection method would look for tracks of dark matter etched into billion-year-old mineral samples.
Later this decade, the Large Hadron Collider will be upgraded to the High-Luminosity LHC. What does “luminosity” mean in particle physics?