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“Quantum Physics”

Mar 6, 2015 01:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the largest and most complex machine ever constructed, so it can be hard to fully appreciate its scale.
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.
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 →
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 →
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