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The Muon g–2 Anomaly Explained

Jorge Cham, aka, PHD Comics, illustrates the excitement over the muon anomaly results in a set of cartoons he made for Physics. Read More »

Research News

Measuring the Magnet that Measures the Muon

To precisely measure the magnetic moment of the muon, physicists first needed to precisely measure the field produced by the 680-ton magnet that guides the muons. Read More »


Muon’s Escalating Challenge to the Standard Model

Measurements of the muon magnetic moment strengthen a previously reported tension with theoretical predictions, ushering in a new era of precision tests of the standard model. Read More »


A New View of the Universe’s Dark Side

The Dark Energy Survey Collaboration has updated a model of the Universe to correctly capture more galaxy measurements. Read More »


Signs of PeVatrons in Gamma-Ray Haze

A diffuse glow of high-energy gamma rays hints at the presence of powerful cosmic accelerators, called PeVatrons, within the disk of our Galaxy. Read More »


Using Fluctuations to Measure Beam Properties

A new way of measuring a vital property of electron beams helps prepare researchers for next-generation synchrotron light sources. Read More »

Arts & Culture

Women Scientists Are the Rule Rather Than the Exception

A new book shines a spotlight on the historical participation of women in science, showing that women scientists are not anomalies, even if textbooks paint them that way. Read More »


Rising Tides on Black Holes

New calculations show that spinning black holes—unlike nonspinning ones—can be tidally deformed by a nonsymmetric gravitational field. Read More »


Designer Disorder in a Crystalline Conflict Zone

Inducing correlated disorder into a crystalline material could offer a way to tune the material’s phonon properties and thermal conductivity. Read More »

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