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2010-07-23 06:29:26

The Tevatron accelerator “atom smasher” may get three extra years of usage in order to continue its hunt for the elusive God particle.

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2010-07-14 13:20:00

Physicists have denied rumors that a US atom smasher has detected the elusive Higgs boson.

2010-06-27 13:23:07

The best theory for explaining the subatomic world got its start in 1928 when theorist Paul Dirac combined quantum mechanics with special relativity to explain the behavior of the electron.

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2010-06-23 11:35:00

Scientists have simulated what is thought to be the sounds made by sub-atomic particles when they are produced at the Large Hadron Collider.

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2010-06-15 12:45:00

According to a new study, there may be multiple versions of the elusive "God particle," or Higgs boson.

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2010-05-19 12:20:00

Physicists at Fermilab have discovered a clue as to why the world around us is composed of normal matter and not anti-matter.

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2010-05-18 06:30:00

If commissioning work goes well, the Large Hadron Collider could soon start a search for new sub-atomic particles, as early as the end of this summer.

2010-03-24 16:50:00

Physicists at New York University have created "handshaking" particles that link together based on their shape rather than randomly.

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2010-01-10 12:10:00

Physicists may see data as soon as late summer from the prototype for a $278 million science experiment in northern Minnesota that is being designed to find clues to some fundamental mysteries of the universe.

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2010-01-07 08:40:01

Three Iowa State University physicists who took winter trips to the Large Hadron Collider for meetings and experimental work are starting to see real data from the planet's biggest science experiment.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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