Science: Answering Nature’s Mysteries Since 1543

 

Text Box: #

Assorted writings by Don Lincoln

Scientia vincere tenebras

Don writes for magazines and blogs, generally translating modern particle physics and cosmology for a lay audience.  He has written for NOVA, The Physics Teacher, Analog: Science Fiction and Fact, and Scientific American, as well as donated various passages for encyclopedias and similar projects.  The bulk of his online writing is for a daily Fermilab periodical called Fermilab Today.  He has translated research measurements for the DZero experiment and the Compact Muon Solenoid [CMS] experiment.  He also writes a column called Physics in a Nutshell, which tries to give short explanations of complicated questions. 

 

Links to these various projects can be found here.

 

Fermilab Today columns [Early on, these were all done by Lincoln, but now are shared with co-writer Jim Pivarski.  For most of the links, the column is either center top or right top.]

 

             Physics in a Nutshell [2011, 2012, 2013, 2014]

 

             CMS Physics [Frontier Science] [2013, 2014]

 

             CMS Physics [Result of the Month] [2009, 2010, 2011, 2012]

 

             DZero Physics [Result of the Week] [2009, 2010, 2011]

 

             Authored by Lincoln [2011— present]

 

NOVA blogs

 

Huffington Post

 

LiveScience

 

Scientific American

            

             Inner life of quarks [Cover, November 2012]

 

             Who said U.S. particle physics is dead? [August 2013]

 

             Complex dark matter? [July 2015]

 

 

The Physics Teacher

 

             Discovery of the Higgs boson [September 2012]

 

             Dark matter [February 2013]

 

             Extra dimensions [September 2013]

 

             Dark Energy [September 2014]

 

             What’s next at the LHC? [March 2015]

 

             Neutrinos [September 2015]

 

CNN