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dark matter

Harvey Meyer Is Awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for Fundamental Calculations...

Particle physicist Professor Harvey Meyer of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has received a grant from the European Research Council supporting his research on...
micro cooler

Leti Develops World’s First Micro-Coolers For CERN Particle Detectors

Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced it has created the world's first microfluidic circuit for cooling a particle detector, perhaps paving...
neutrinosvideo

How the Earth Stops High-Energy Neutrinos in Their Tracks

Neutrinos are abundant subatomic particles that are famous for passing through anything and everything, only very rarely interacting with matter. About 100 trillion neutrinos...
Neutrino Detector

World’s Smallest Neutrino Detector Finds Big Physics Fingerprint

After more than a year of operation at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the world’s smallest neutrino detector has...
Cosmological Collider

Scientists Are Using the Universe as a ‘Cosmological Collider’

Physicists are capitalizing on a direct connection between the largest cosmic structures and the smallest known objects to use the universe as a “cosmological...
particle physics

Not So Elementary

To anyone but a physicist, it sounds like something out of “Star Trek.” But lepton universality is a real thing.It has to do with the...
supercomputers

High-precision Calculations on Supercomputers Help Reveal the Physics of the Universe

On their quest to uncover what the universe is made of, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory are harnessing...
Sterile Neutrinos

New Limits in the Search for Sterile Neutrinos

The ScienceTravelling at near the speed of light, particles smaller than an atom zoom through you, me, and, in fact, all matter. In a...
protons

Shattering Protons in High-Energy Collisions Confirms Higgs Boson Production

The ScienceAt the world’s most powerful particle physics accelerator, physicists have confirmed the existence of the Higgs boson in the highest energy proton collisions...
ANTI-MATTER

CMU Researchers Aid In Japan’s Search For Anti-Matter

The hunt to solve an anti-matter mystery may have new clues, thanks to an upgrade of the SuperKEKB, an electron-positron colliding accelerator at the High...
physics

In Theory: Is theoretical physics in crisis?

Over the past decade physicists have explored new corners of our world, and in doing so have answered some of the biggest questions of...
Physicists

LHC Reboot Promises Piles of New Data for Duke Physicists

Undeterred by a recent weasel incursion, CERN announced last week that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is back up and running for the 2016 season, smashing protons together...
Large Hadron Collider

Large Hadron Collider prepares to deliver six times the data

After months of winter hibernation, the Large Hadron Collider is once again smashing protons and taking data. The LHC will run around the clock for...
fundamental physics

In Theory: Which came first…?

Over the last century, fundamental physics has undergone a change of scale. To push forward the knowledge of the infinitely small, physicists have been...
Neutrino

Ghost Hunters: Duke Physicists Track the Changeable Neutrino

One kilometer below the surface of Mount Ikeno in Japan lies Super-Kamiokande, the largest neutrino detector of its kind in the world. This 12-story, cylindrical...
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After repeated pounding, antihydrogen reveals its charge: zero

An eight-hour experiment using the ALPHA trap at CERN confirmed with 20 times greater precision than before that the charge of the antihydrogen atom...