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Jun 24, 2014 03:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's funny when two seemingly distant theories conspire to destroy the Universe. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2014 02:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Physicists of one LHC experiment have announced tantalizing evidence that the Higgs doesn't only decay into other bosons; it also has the ability to decay into fermions. Continue reading →
Jun 7, 2014 12:48 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Although it is just a hint, LHCb physicists are baffled as to why the production of electrons, muons and taus should be defying Standard Model predictions. Continue reading →
Apr 7, 2014 12:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To prepare humanity's most complex machine for its next round of awesome physics, it's not simply a question of flicking the 'on' switch. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2014 05:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New concerns about the world-ending potential of the second most powerful particle accelerator in the world stems from a misconception of "risk." Continue reading →
Dec 19, 2013 02:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New measurements of the electron have confirmed, to the smallest precision attainable, that it has a perfect roundness -- this is bad news for theories of physics beyond the standard model. Continue reading →
Aug 2, 2013 12:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It seems that at every turn, the Standard Model of physics reinforces its death choke around the Universe as we know it -- but are physicists beginning to see data that bucks this trend? Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2013 02:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Large Hadron Collider scientists have detected an ultra-rare subatomic decay for the first time, a decay that is predicted by the Standard Model -- unfortunately, that's one hefty blow against supersymmetry. Continue reading →
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