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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 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 →
Mar 13, 2014 09:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A fascinating observation has been tentatively announced by scientists using the Japanese SuperKamiokande neutrino detector.
Feb 19, 2014 03:47 PM ET // AFP
Scientists in Germany said Wednesday they had made the most precise measurement yet of the mass of the electron, one of the building blocks of matter.
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 →
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