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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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2009-12-15 07:43:39

For some stellar objects, the final phase before or instead of collapsing into a black hole may be what a group of physicists is calling an electroweak star.

2009-12-07 19:02:35

Fermilab team of physicists analyze two-lepton data.

2009-11-29 12:19:03

Force of interaction between magnetic particles grows stronger with increasing distance.

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2009-11-25 09:56:26

Chemists and physicists have succeeded in getting custom-shaped microparticles to interact and self-assemble in a controlled way in a liquid crystal.

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2009-08-10 11:45:00

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the US, have performed sophisticated laser measurements to detect the subtle effects of one of nature's most elusive forces - the "weak interaction".

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2009-08-03 15:15:00

Here's a question. How many gumballs of different sizes can fit in one of those containers at the mall so as to reward a well-spent quarter? It's hard to believe that most people never consider it even when guessing the number of candies in a bowl at Halloween.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'