This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you agree to our use of cookies. To find out more, see our Privacy and Cookies policy.
Skip to the content

Nuclear & particle physics

For the latest news, features and products in nuclear & particle physics

News

Weyl fermions are spotted at long last

Solution to the Dirac equation detected 85 years after it was predicted

Physicist who brought symmetry breaking to particle physics dies at 94

Yoichiro Nambu shared the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physics

LHCb claims discovery of two pentaquarks

Result is best evidence yet for bound states of five quarks

Astroparticle physics funding in the UK is 'critically low', says Institute of Physics

Report says British researchers should expand leadership roles in international projects

In depth

Curing the Curie complex

French physicist Hélène Langevin-Joliot – the granddaughter of Marie Curie – talks to Tushna Commissariat about the "Curie complex" and gives her own tips for scientific success

Tinker, tailor, physicist, spy?

Was Bruno Pontecorvo a Soviet spy, or just a naive nuclear physicist caught up in a bigger drama? Simone Turchetti weighs up the evidence in Frank Close's new book

The spin of a proton

Where does the spin of a proton come from? An answer to this deceptively simple question may finally be within reach, as Edwin Cartlidge reports

Latin America's scientific 'magic'

A book of essays on scientific successes and failures in Latin America, reviewed by Ronald Cintra Shellard

Contact us for advertising information