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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.
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.
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 →
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.
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 →
Jun 18, 2013 01:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
While looking for a strange state of matter in two particle accelerators, it has been announced that another, totally unexpected, particle has been discovered. Continue reading →
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