For the first time the scientists have observed the famous Higgs boson, responsible for imparting mass, interacting with the heaviest particle in the universe
The invisible dark matter particles that dominate the universe may come in strange and varied forms
A Fermi Lab senior scientist runs through a real-life Jedi's (limited) options
On the centennial of the theory of general relativity, senior Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln reflects on Einstein's quest to understand the quantum world
In the last few years, stories have abounded in the press of the successes of the Large Hadron Collider, most notably the discovery of the Higgs boson.
Editor's Note: Author and Fermilab Senior Scientist Don Lincoln is set to teach "Mysteries of the Universe" from October 13 - 24 for Scientific American's Professional Learning Program.
The death of particle physics in the U.S. has been greatly exaggerated
What if the smallest bits of matter actually harbor an undiscovered world of particles?