After working with particle accelerators his entire professional career, Heather Rock Woods’ father placed himself in the path of a beam to fight cancer.
US scientists collaborated with an international team to install a new component in the core of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider.
Physicist Rick Field discusses physics, Hollywood and a recent appearance by his sister, actress Sally Field, on the Late Show with David Letterman.
The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s recommendations will set the course for the future of particle physics in the United States.
When the Large Hadron Collider restarts, it will be an even more powerful dark-matter-hunting machine.
In a few years, scientists will come out with a new map of a third of the sky, one that will go deeper and bring that depth into sharper focus than any survey has yet achieved. It will pinpoint 25 million galaxies and quasars, pulling back the curtains on the history of the universe’s expansion over more than half of the age of the universe.