A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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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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Science on demand

Brian Greene welcomes the Internet to physics class with World Science U.

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Using the Higgs boson to search for clues

The Higgs boson could be the tool that leads scientists to the next big discovery.

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Why does particle physics matter?

Watch a compilation of many scientists' explanations of the importance of particle physics. 

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ILC ink

A summer intern at Jefferson Laboratory is excited about the proposed International Linear Collider—and he’s got the tattoo to prove it.

Neutrinoless double beta decay

Neutrinoless double beta decay

The observation of neutrinoless double beta decay would suggest that, by itself, the Standard Model Higgs cannot give mass to neutrinos.

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Scientists of Burning Man

Burning Man offers parallels to—and welcome departures from—the scientific endeavors of physicists who attend the annual event.

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Japan selects candidate site for linear collider

A site evaluation committee has recommended a location for the proposed International Linear Collider, if it is built in Japan.

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The Flash invades Jefferson Lab

Last week, 13 visitors in superhero attire visited Jefferson Lab as part of an international scavenger hunt.

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Fermi’s first five years

In its first five years gazing at the gamma-ray sky, the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope provided new insights into cosmic puzzles ranging from dark matter to blazars—and added a few new puzzles to the list.