February 26, 2024

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Revealed: Quantum Entanglement among Quarks

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

January 22, 2024

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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

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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

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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

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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.