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“Quantum Physics”

Jan 11, 2016 05:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In the roller-coaster rumor mill that surrounds some of the biggest physics endeavors of our time, it pays to remain skeptical when extraordinary claims of historic discoveries are made on social media.
Dec 18, 2015 01:09 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the year draws to a close and the Large Hadron Collider prepares for a winter break, a tantalizing hint of new physics surfaces in particle collision data. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
Science fiction literature is full of stories in which tunnels in space-time — known as wormholes — are used for time travel. How much fact lies within the fiction? The answer is, more than you might think.
Sep 3, 2015 05:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A US-based laboratory has produced tiny droplets of a state of matter that existed in the first few milliseconds after the Big Bang after slamming particles together at close to the speed of light.
Aug 27, 2015 12:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Has Stephen Hawking found the 'emergency exit' for information falling into a black hole?
Jul 27, 2015 07:30 PM ET // AFP
In a new blow for the futuristic 'supersymmetry' theory of the universe's basic anatomy, experts reported fresh evidence Monday of subatomic activity consistent with the mainstream Standard Model of particle physics.
Jul 14, 2015 03:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Physicists have discovered the elusive pentaquark -- a collection of five quarks bound together to form an exotic state of matter.
Jun 3, 2015 12:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's official: After a long 27 month hiatus for upgrades and a 2 month restart, the world's largest particle accelerator is back in the particle collision business.
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