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Potential Cracks In The Standard Model Of Particle Physics
2012-06-19 05:02:58

Recently analyzed data from the BaBar experiment may suggest possible flaws in the Standard Model of particle physics, the reigning description of how the universe works on subatomic scales.

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2011-07-21 14:00:00

Physicists at the US-based Fermilab have produced a new particle that is a heavier relative of the neutron.

2011-05-26 21:01:23

The long, slow decay of carbon-14 allows archaeologists to accurately date the relics of history back to 60,000 years.

2008-01-31 17:15:00

When the world's most powerful particle accelerator starts up later this year, exotic new particles may offer a glimpse of the existence and shapes of extra dimensions.


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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.