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2010-07-27 08:19:17

A group of University of Toronto high-energy physicists, along with their 3,000 ATLAS colleagues, announced they have broken world records in the search for new particles as the first findings from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) were presented July 26 in Paris, France.

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2010-07-27 07:26:06

New constraints on the elusive Higgs particle are more stringent than ever before.

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2010-07-25 08:05:00

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is giving physicists hopeful candidates in the hunt for the heaviest elementary particle known to science.

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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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.