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Subatomic Particles

Having a size smaller than the size of an atom, which is about one angstrom, or 10^-10 meters.

Radio Programs

Cosmic Rays III Probing a meltdown with help from the stars November 30, 2016

Dark Downtown? The glow of the galaxy’s busy downtown August 16, 2016

Catching Neutrinos Tiny particles that change flavors January 27, 2015

Dark Detections Looking for particles that don’t wimp out August 6, 2013

Dark Experiments Looking for the unseeable August 5, 2013

Unifying the Universe A theory of everything June 27, 2013

The Standard Model A theory of almost everything June 26, 2013

Muons II Probing the past with particles from space April 29, 2013

Muons Zapped by a supernova April 28, 2013

IceCube Lighting up the Antarctic ice July 20, 2011

Neutrinos Hunting for hard-to-find particles July 19, 2011

Luis Alvarez Subatomic particles and dead dinosaurs June 12, 2011

Lightning Shows III Firing beams of antimatter March 22, 2011

Underground Astronomy III From deep inside stars to deep inside Earth March 2, 2011

Underground Astronomy II Blocking out interference March 1, 2011

Underground Astronomy Astronomy in the lowest of places February 28, 2011

Featured Images

Cosmic ray shower

Cosmic Showers November 28, 2016

View of the underground Soudan Laboratory

Underground Astronomy January 26, 2015

The Standard Model

Building Blocks June 27, 2013

Pyramid of the Old Kingdom pharaoh Khafre and the Sphinx

Inside Job April 30, 2013

A black hole is created in the Large Hadron Collider, then quickly evaporates

Making a Black Hole February 26, 2013

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 attached to the International Space Station

On Duty May 23, 2011

Space shutle Endeavour launches on its final mission, June 16, 2011

Final Endeavour May 16, 2011

Cold Astronomy January 13, 2010