February 26, 2024

Novel Theory-Based Evaluation Gives a Clearer Picture of Fusion in the Sun

Theoretical calculations and experimental data combine to reduce uncertainty in a key reaction rate in modelling high-energy solar neutrinos.

February 22, 2024

Physicists Remotely Sense Radioactive Decay to Probe Fundamental Forces and Particles

The Project 8 and He6-CRES collaborations use a new technique to set an upper limit on neutrino mass and prepare to test the nature of the weak force.

February 14, 2024

Scientists Locate the Missing Mass Inside the Proton

Nuclear physicists have found the location of matter inside the proton that comes from the strong force - a fundamental force that holds protons together.

February 7, 2024

Gluon Spins Align with the Proton They’re In

A measurement tracking ‘direct’ photons from polarized proton collisions points to positive gluon polarization.

February 2, 2024

Machine Learning Techniques Enhance the Discovery of Excited Nuclear Levels in Sulfur-38

Forefront nuclear physics capabilities and machine-learning data analyses combine to generate new information on quantum energy levels in sulfur-38.

January 26, 2024

Revealed: Quantum Entanglement among Quarks

Quantum simulations reveal the presence of entanglement among the quarks produced in high energy collisions.

January 22, 2024

Long-Lived State in Radioactive Sodium Discovered at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

A newly discovered excited state in radioactive sodium-32 has an unusually long lifetime, and its shape dynamics could be the cause.

January 19, 2024

Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe through Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay

Scientists investigate neutrinoless double beta decay through neutrino mass and the nuclear structure of germanium-76.

January 17, 2024

Seeing the Shape of Atomic Nuclei

New theoretical work indicates that the future Electron Ion Collider can be used to measure the shape of atomic nuclei.

January 16, 2024

Discovery of Low-lying Isomeric States in Cesium-136 Has Applications in Particle Astrophysics

Measurements of the nuclear structure of cesium-136 open a new channel for measurements of astrophysical neutrinos and searches for dark matter.