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May 8, 2014 02:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Scientists have, for the first time, created stellar dust in the lab that is belched into space by dying stars in an effort to understand its role in forming planets.
May 11, 2010 03:39 AM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
Tony Stark, the mega-rich superhero of the sci-fi sequel, builds his own particle accelerator at home. But is it possible? Yes (assuming he can cut a deal with his electricity provider).
Feb 18, 2012 12:30 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
It may not be the long-awaited news about a Higgs boson discovery, but an "interesting" announcement will soon come from scientists analyzing data from the Tevatron particle accelerator.
Apr 7, 2010 02:27 PM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
So not to feel left out, scientists at Fermilab have released their own rap video, but will it top the famous European nerdcore "LHC Rap"?
Nov 2, 2011 07:19 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Those pesky physicists are at it again; they want to build a laser so powerful that it will literally rip spacetime apart.
May 10, 2010 01:01 PM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
You wouldn't think a sunken ship from 2000 years ago could hold the key to the success of a neutrino detection experiment, except perhaps in a Hollywood movie. But sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction.
Mar 30, 2011 02:03 PM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
It seems antimatter might have a bit of a weight problem these days. A U.S. particle accelerator has produced antimatter helium-4, an extremely rare -- and heavy -- particle.
May 31, 2010 05:46 AM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
Did you miss the big news from Fermilab last week? It seems that a bunch of proton-anti-proton collisions exhibit a slight asymmetry in the number of muons produced compared to anti-muons.
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