If there’s one thing that we think we understand, it’s matter. However, all is not as it seems. Over the last century, scientists have learned that matter is very different from the way we traditionally think about it.
Members of the Dark Energy Survey have partnered with the LIGO experiment in the hunt for gravitational waves. They’re the DES-GW group. DES-GW will use the Dark Energy Camera to help LIGO search for the source of the gravitational waves it detects.
Pranav Sivakumar, a student at the Illinois Math and Science Academy, was recently recognized by President Barack Obama at White House Astronomy Night. Fermilab Ask-a-Scientist and Saturday Morning Physics talks were significant influences in his decision to pursue science.