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New Heart for Atlas 06.03.14PRESS RELEASE

A new heart for the ATLAS detectorExternal link

US scientists collaborated with an international team to install a new component in the core of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

PECASE Winners 05.07.14PRESS RELEASE

Six Earn 2014 Early Career Awards in High Energy Physics

The 2014 Early Career Award recipients include: Eric Dahl (Northwestern University), Peter Graham (Stanford University), Anna Grassellino (Fermilab), James Hirschauer (Fermilab), Stephanie Majewski (University of Oregon), and Xin Qian (Brookhaven National Laboratory). Read More »

Ars Technica 04.30.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Ars technica explores how neutrinos may be the key to breaking the Standard ModelExternal link

History says neutrinos are where to look for new physics, so current research obliges. Read More »

Cosmos Connection 04.29.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

The ‘Cosmos’ connectionExternal link

Science is no longer the wallflower who doesn’t get asked to the dance, writes physicist Glen Crawford in an essay about science outreach past and present. Read More »

President Barack Obama talks with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) recipients. 04.15.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Sean Hartnoll receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and EngineersExternal link

Sean Hartnoll (Stanford University) was among those honored at the White House as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for his innovative interdisciplinary research in high energy string theory applied to condensed matter physics. Read More »

Sloan Digital Sky Survey 04.15.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Ten things you might not know about particle acceleratorsExternal link

From accelerators unexpectedly beneath your feet to a ferret that once cleaned accelerator components, Symmetry shares some lesser-known facts about particle accelerators. Read More »

Illustration of the new SDSS measurement of the expansion of the distant universe (artist's conception, not to scale). 04.07.14FROM THE LABS

Astronomers from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Make the Most Precise Measurement Yet of the Expanding UniverseExternal link

Researchers at Brookhaven and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories contribute to a new view showing the universe just before dark energy began to dominate its expansion. Read More »

LHC Tevatron 03.21.14FROM THE LABS

International team of LHC and Tevatron scientists announces first joint resultExternal link

The new world’s best value for the mass of the top quark is a joint finding from four experiments—ATLAS, CDF, CMS and DZero—that together include more than six thousand scientists from over 50 countries Read More »

Confirming Cosmic Inflation 03.21.14FROM THE LABS

SLAC, Stanford Scientists Play Key Roles in Confirming Cosmic InflationExternal link

Two scientists at Stanford University and SLAC made key contributions to the discovery of direct evidence for cosmic inflation – the rapid expansion of the universe in the first instant after the Big Bang. Read More »

Particle Fever 03.21.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

The Higgs hits the big screenExternal link

The critically acclaimed documentary, Particle Fever, shows the human element of physics as it documents the successes and setbacks in “the planet’s most significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough,” the discovery of the Higgs boson. Read More »

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