Theoretical Physics

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February 8, 2016
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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.
January 20, 2016
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The mysterious particle could hold the key to why matter won out over antimatter in the early universe.
January 19, 2016
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Analyzing the motion of X-ray sources could help researchers identify dark matter signals.
January 8, 2016
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He is being honored for the development of theories that help researchers better understand nature’s fundamental particles and forces.
November 24, 2015
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Matter and antimatter behave differently. Scientists hope that investigating how might someday explain why we exist.
November 18, 2015
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Researchers are searching for a quantum theory of gravity that could help answer fundamental questions about the universe, from the very first moments after the Big Bang to the physics of black holes.
November 17, 2015
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The medal, which recognizes distinguished physicists for outstanding statesmanship in science, honors Quinn for her work in science education.
SLAC Professor Emerita Helen Quinn
November 9, 2015
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KIPAC's Leonardo Senatore was among three Stanford professors to receive awards during a star-studded award ceremony Sunday night. Karl Deisseroth (pictured) took a top honor with a $3 million Breakthrough Prize in life science.
October 2, 2015
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A new breed of experiments seeks sources of cosmic rays and other astrophysics phenomena.
August 27, 2015
Theorists from the Institute for Advanced Study have proposed a way forward in the quest to test string theory.