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05/22/14

Proposed plan for the future of US particle physics

The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s report recommends a strategic path forward for US particle physics.

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10/30/13

First LUX result negates previous possible dark-matter sighting

The mystery of dark matter remains after the world’s most sensitive dark-matter detector reveals its first result.

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08/27/13

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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03/26/13

OPERA snags third tau neutrino

For the third time since the OPERA detector began receiving beam in 2006, the experiment has caught a muon neutrino oscillating into a tau neutrino.

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11/05/12

Voyage to SNOLAB

A growing number of scientists are looking for ways to join a dream team of experiments in a unique laboratory a mile and a half underground in Ontario. There, they seek to solve some of the biggest mysteries in physics today, including the case of missing dark matter.

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10/02/12

Panofsky Prize honors researchers' underground hunt for dark matter

The search for dark matter runs deep with physicists Blas Cabrera and Bernard Sadoulet, who have chased this mystery far underground and will be recognized for their work as joint recipients of the 2013 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics.

07/23/12

Precious cargo: Dark matter experiment set to move underground

07/20/12

Most sensitive dark-matter detector constrains search for WIMPs

07/13/12

Dark-matter experiment moves underground

06/01/12

Theater amongst neutrinos

In Gran Sasso National Laboratory’s cavernous Hall B, beneath 1400 meters of rock, amongst huge detectors of neutrinos and dark matter, Italian actor Marco Paolini spoke. And more than one million people listened—and watched.

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