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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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2010-07-23 08:55:00

We know 'icy' Neptune is partially comprised of water molecules but until now we have had little means to test how water behaves in the extreme conditions that Neptune presents.

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2010-07-01 06:55:00

The first published scientific results from the world's most powerful hard X-ray laser, located at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, show its unique ability to control the behaviors of individual electrons within simple atoms and molecules by stripping them away, one by one—in some cases creating hollow atoms.

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2010-06-28 12:00:00

Scientists working with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) said they have moved a step closer to reaching their goal of unlocking the mysteries of the Universe.

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2010-06-23 07:40:00

The SLAC linear collider in Menlo Park, California has already made a name for itself as one of the world's largest and most prolific particle accelerator facilities dedicated to high energy particle physics.

2010-05-21 05:00:00

COVINGTON, Ky., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The particle accelerator complex utilized in Valley Forge Composite Technologies' (OTC Bulletin Board: VLYF) THOR-LVX(TM) Explosive Detection System will be presented at RUPAC 2010.

2010-05-14 07:00:00

LITTLETON, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Still River Systems, Inc. announces successful clinical beam extraction from the first production unit of the world's smallest high-energy proton therapy accelerator.

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2010-04-14 08:22:40

A lightning researcher at the University of Bath has discovered that during thunderstorms, giant natural particle accelerators can form 40 km above the surface of the Earth.

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2010-03-19 12:05:00

Officials at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have created the highest energy levels yet achieved in a particle accelerator.

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2010-03-04 14:50:00

A worldwide team of researchers, including 10 from Texas A&M University, have for the first time created a particle that is believed to have been in existence immediately after the creation of the universe – the so-called "Big Bang" – and it could lead to new questions and answers about some of the basic laws of physics because in essence, it creates a new form of matter.


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