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News

India-based Neutrino Observatory faces a new hurdle

Physicists in court over concerns about groundwater and biodiversity

Have alien civilizations built cosmic accelerators from black holes?

Search for extraterrestrial intelligence should seek high-energy neutrinos, says physicist

Large Hadron Collider fires up in a bid to shake up the Standard Model

Searches for supersymmetry and dark matter will mark out the CERN collider's second run

Smaller fusion reactors could deliver big gains

Tokamak Energy says that "fusion power gain" does not depend on the size of the reactor

In depth

A man, a plan, a bomb

The life of J Robert Oppenheimer makes for stunning drama in this Royal Shakespeare Company production, writes Margaret Harris

Dialling up the cosmos

Edwin Cartlidge reports on the new apps that allow smartphone users to detect cosmic rays

Once a physicist: Mark Levinson

Physicist-turned-film-director Mark Levinson describes how making a documentary about the discovery of the Higgs boson took him back to his scientific roots

A strong model, with flaws

John Moffat's survey of the history, achievements and flaws of the Standard Model of particle physics, reviewed by Sabine Hossenfelder