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20th Year of Particle Smashups Underway at Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider

December 18, 2019

Second of three-year program exploring the nuclear phase diagram at different collision energies to search for “critical point”.…
The many faces of the top quark mass

November 7, 2019

Data from Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) used to better understand one of the fundamental building blocks of matter.…
Sea Quark Surprise Reveals Deeper Complexity in Proton Spin Puzzle

March 15, 2019

Berkeley Lab researchers contribute to new results from STAR experiment that show antiquarks’ contribution to proton spin depends…
Physicists Solve 35-Year-Old Mystery About Quarks

March 7, 2019

Quarks, the smallest particles in the universe, are far smaller and operate at much higher energy levels than…
Study of quark speeds finds a solution for a 35-year physics mystery

February 27, 2019

MIT physicists now have an answer to a question in nuclear physics that has puzzled scientists for three…
Superinsulators to become scientists’ quark playgrounds

January 31, 2019

Interdisciplinary research team achieves fundamental quark breakthrough. Scientists widely accept the existence of quarks, the fundamental particles that…
Startup Time for Ion Collisions Exploring the Phases of Nuclear Matter

January 8, 2019

19th year of operations at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider will continue search for critical point in transition…
Precision experiment first isolate measure weak force between protons neutrons

December 21, 2018

A team of scientists has for the first time measured the elusive weak interaction between protons and neutrons…
Compelling Evidence for Small Drops of Perfect Fluid

December 12, 2018

PHENIX publishes new particle-flow measurements to support their case that tiny projectiles create specks of quark-gluon plasma. Nuclear…
Higgs particle’s favorite ‘daughter’ comes home

August 30, 2018

Physicists at Princeton University led one of the two main teams that today announced the detection of the…
Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider find key Higgs decay process

August 29, 2018

Researchers with the two large-scale experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, CMS and ATLAS, announced the observation of the Higgs…
LHC Scientists Detect Most Favored Higgs Decay

August 28, 2018

Scientists now know the fate of the vast majority of all Higgs bosons produced in the LHC Today…
Long-sought Higgs decay discovered

August 28, 2018

Detectors at the world’s largest collider LHC at CERN prove Higgs decay into two b quarks. Scientists from…
On top of the Higgs

June 4, 2018

ATLAS and CMS observe interaction between top quark and Higgs boson. Scientists from the ATLAS and CMS collaborations…
The Pressure Inside Every Proton is 10x That Inside Neutron Stars

May 20, 2018

Neutron stars are famous for combining a very high-density with a very small radius. As the remnants of…
Applying Machine Learning to the Universe’s Mysteries

January 31, 2018

Berkeley Lab scientists teach machines to analyze simulations of exotic subatomic ‘soup’ Computers can beat chess champions, simulate…
How to Map the Phases of the Hottest Substance in the Universe

December 11, 2017

Scientists are searching for the critical point of quark-gluon plasma, the substance that formed just after the Big…
‘Perfect Liquid’ Quark-Gluon Plasma is the Most Vortical Fluid

August 6, 2017

Swirling soup of matter’s fundamental building blocks spins ten billion trillion times faster than the most powerful tornado,…
sPHENIX Gets CD0 for Upgrade to Experiment Tracking the Building Blocks of Matter

January 16, 2017

First step on a path toward a detector with unprecedented capabilities for deciphering how the properties of the…
Physicists Zoom in on Gluons’ Contribution to Proton Spin

February 17, 2016

Latest data from high-energy proton collisions at RHIC indicate that “wimpy” gluons have a big impact on proton…
Universe’s birth just a detection away

December 11, 2015

At its birth, the universe was an expanse of hot goo. The searing, dense plasma of sub-atomic particles…
Producing Cold Electron Beams to Increase Collision Rates at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider

December 9, 2015

Engineers and physicists team up on new technology for keeping particle beams tightly packed, with possible applications at…
The Baffling Behavior of the Beauty Quark

November 7, 2015

RIKEN-BNL physicist Stefan Meinel receives Kenneth G. Wilson award for supercomputing calculations on the transformations of the beauty…
Quark Matter 2015: Scientists Present, Discuss Latest Data from Experiments Smashing Nuclei at the Speed of Light

October 3, 2015

Details of particle smashups at RHIC and the LHC offer insight into the building blocks of matter and…
Looking in Schrödinger’s box

August 31, 2015

In a famous thought experiment, Erwin Schrödinger proposed putting a cat in a box with a quantum mechanical…
Search for Pentaquarks

August 21, 2015

The LHCb experiment at the Large Hadron Collider recently made an announcement about a new form of matter…
Polarization of top quarks

August 14, 2015

Subatomic particles are like nuts and bolts. The old rule “righty-tighty” reminds us that a rotation like this…
Discovery of a new class of particles at the LHC

July 14, 2015

The LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has reported the discovery of a class of particles known…
Scientists See Ripples of a Particle-Separating Wave In Primordial Plasma

June 11, 2015

Scientists in the STAR collaboration at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a particle accelerator exploring nuclear physics and…
Mass of the top quark: Measure thrice, theorize once

May 22, 2015

One of the very fundamental but unpredictable numbers in the Standard Model is the mass of the top…
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