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Mar. 07, 2014

‘Particle Fever’ Captures the Excitement of the Higgs Discovery

Particle Fever takes filmgoers behind the scenes of physics’ big breakthrough: the discovery of the Higgs Boson.

higgs boson, large hadron collider, cern, david kaplan, particle fever, search for the higgs boson, LHC

Jun. 21, 2013

Physicists Find New Particle, Look for Answers

Despite the discovery of the Higgs boson, mysteries still abound in theoretical physics.

physics, cosmology, dark energy, dark matter, particle physics, quarks, subatomic particles, cern

May. 03, 2013

Scientists Try to Take Antimatter's Measurements

How can you measure the mass of a particle of antimatter? Might it fall up?

antimatter, antihydrogen, antigravity, mass, matter, cern, lhc, Jeffrey Hangst, alpha

Aug. 26, 2011

Elusive Higgs Boson Still Hiding From Physicists

Science historian Amir Aczel discusses new results that suggest the particle might not exist.

higgs, cern, lhc, higgs boson, physics, particle physics

Aug. 29, 2008

Large Hadron Collider Set to Start Up

The massive Large Hadron Collider at CERN is just a few weeks away from startup. The particle accelerator has passed several key performance tests, and is on track to send the first beam of particles through the ring of the accelerator on September 10th.

LHC, cern, high energy physics, large hadron collider

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