Dark matter hunt yields unexplained signal

The Xenon 1T experiment may have found signs of a previously undetected dark matter particle.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
June 17, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: physics astrophysics space particle-physics the-universe dark-energy

Biggest cosmic mystery 'step closer' to solution

New experimental findings could help us solve one of the biggest mysteries about the Universe.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
April 16, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: physics astrophysics particle-physics japan

Women in STEM: Holly Pacey

Holly Pacey is a PhD candidate in the High Energy Physics Group based at the Cavendish Laboratory, and works on the ATLAS experiment. She spent the 2017-18 academic year working at CERN in Geneva, which operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. 

Cambridge University News • cambridge
July 11, 2019 ~4 min

Tags:  physics  women-in-stem  particle-physics

Cern cuts ties with 'sexist' scientist Alessandro Strumia

The world-famous lab cuts ties with a scientist who said women were less able at physics than men.

By Pallab Ghosh • bbcnews
March 7, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: particle-physics sexism

Cern plans even larger hadron collider for physics search

The Future Circular Collider could be Europe's £20bn successor to the existing Large Hadron Collider.

By Pallab Ghosh • bbcnews
Jan. 15, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: physics particle-physics science-policy large-hadron-collider

Four women who changed the face of physics

Four pioneering women who changed the face of physics from the 1800s to the present day.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Oct. 3, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: physics astronomy particle-physics

Four women who changed the face of physics - BBC News

Donna Strickland has become only the third woman in history to win the Nobel prize for Physics. She joins Marie Curie, who won in 1903, and Maria Goeppert-Mayer, who was awarded the prize in 1963. Here are four other women who have changed the face of physics.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Oct. 3, 2018 ~4 min

Tags:  physics  astronomy  particle-physics

Gravitational waves: A triumph for big science - BBC News

Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 11, 2016 ~8 min

Tags:  engineering  physics  cosmology  particle-physics

The hunt for Albert Einstein's missing waves - BBC News

In the Italian countryside, not far from Pisa, a vast experiment is about to be switched on.

By Rebecca Morelle • bbcnews
Nov. 25, 2015 ~7 min

Tags:  physics  particle-physics  space-exploration

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