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Top CERN Scientist Suspended for Presentation That Argued There Is No Sexism in Physics

CERN suspended theorist Alessandro Strumia on Monday after he gave a presentation at a conference about gender in high energy physics that argued "physics is not sexist against women."
Daniel Oberhaus
10.1.18
physics

In Major Breakthrough, Scientists Observe Higgs Boson Decay into Bottom Quarks

After years of attempts, the particle’s most common decay pattern has finally been observed at the Large Hadron Collider.
Becky Ferreira
8.29.18
antimatter

Scientists Have Measured the 'Color' of Antimatter for the First Time

It’s a finding three decades in the making.
Kate Lunau
4.5.18
astrophysics

With a Recycled LHC Magnet, the Axion Solar Telescope Hunts for Ghost Photons

CERN's axion hunt drills down toward New Physics
Michael Byrne
5.1.17
humans of the year

Physicist Mary Gaillard Has Spent Over Three Decades Fighting For Women in Science

She was Berkeley's first tenured female physics professor, and she's still fighting for equality.
Farnia Fekri
4.5.17
Higgs boson

Why the Higgs Boson Found at the Large Hadron Collider Could Be an ‘Impostor’

An Iowa physicist intends to find out.
Farnia Fekri
2.7.17
Big Bang

Scientists Beamed a Laser at Antimatter to Measure It For the First Time

"Antimatter is kind of problem zero. We can’t explain why there’s a universe."
Kate Lunau
12.19.16
robots

Watch the Robot That Patrols the Large Hadron Collider

TIM stalks the tunnels of the LHC.
Matthew Gault
11.26.16
pyramids

Scientists Blast Pyramids of Giza With Subatomic Particles to Reveal Its Secrets

Ancient mysteries could be unraveled with the most high-tech sensors.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
10.21.16
video

This Is What It's Like to Be Inside the World's Largest Particle Accelerator

Take a spin.
Samantha Cole
10.6.16
physics

The Dark Cloud of High-Energy Physics

The LHC 'nightmare scenario' came and went and, here we are, still doing science.
Michael Byrne
9.4.16
Internet

Some Jokers Filmed a Fake ‘Human Sacrifice’ at CERN

CERN says it "does not condone this kind of spoof."
Victoria Turk
8.18.16