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“Particle Physics”

Mar 5, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The hunt for the source of dark matter is one of the most hotly anticipated searches of our time and the Higgs boson might be able to light the way to a possible dark matter discovery.
Feb 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The world's biggest and most powerful particle smasher is gearing up for hunt for new particles, including mysterious dark matter and clues for supersymmetry.
Dec 17, 2014 08:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a proposed experiment for the newly-recommissioned Large Hadron Collider, physicists want to focus on the Higgs boson for clues as to why the universe is filled with matter and not antimatter.
Dec 14, 2014 08:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The LHC is on the verge of restarting for its second 3-year run that will see it double its collisional energy and dramatically step-up the search for new physics.
Nov 25, 2014 05:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
While on its long road to restart, yet another milestone was reached at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) over the weekend.
Oct 3, 2014 06:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If you thought the search for the Higgs boson — the elusive particle that endows matter with mass — was epic, spare a thought for the physicists who have been trying to find a way to discover another subatomic particle … Continue reading →
Sep 30, 2014 08:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mass and gravity are intimately related, so it stands to reason that the link between the Higgs boson and gravity is just as fundamental -- now astronomers are looking to the stars to actually test the finer details of this relationship. Continue reading →
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 →
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