Heavy Photon Search (HPS)

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May 26, 2017
News Feature
The Heavy Photon Search at Jefferson Lab is looking for a hypothetical particle from a hidden “dark sector.”
August 2, 2016
News Feature
The scientists develop methods to study neutrinos from star explosions and search for unknown particles and forces with possible ties to dark matter.
February 8, 2016
News Feature
Dark matter hunters around the world pursue three approaches to look for fingerprints of ghostly WIMPs: on the Earth’s surface, underground and in space.
February 13, 2015
News Feature
Honored for early theoretical predictions that helped elucidate the nature of the strong force and the structure of the proton, he is still shaking things up today.
SLAC theoretical physicist James D. "BJ" Bjorken
December 3, 2014
News Feature
A new experiment is on the hunt for dark photons, hypothetical messengers of an invisible universe.