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Scientists predict the next big thing in particle physics: Supersymmetry

Scientists predict the next big thing in particle physics: Supersymmetry | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
A better understanding of the universe will be the outgrowth of the discovery of the Higgs boson, according to a team of researchers.
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Particle physics is at a turning point : Nature News & Comment

Particle physics is at a turning point : Nature News & Comment | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
Latest science news and analysis from the world's leading research journal...
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Higgs boson particle close to being found says CERN

Higgs boson particle close to being found says CERN | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
Existence of the particle - believed to have given shape to the universe after the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago - was proposed some four decades ago.
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Cern mulls 'crazy' physics find

Cern mulls 'crazy' physics find | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
Scientists discuss the anomalous but exciting find that neutrinos appear to have travelled faster than the apparently unbreakable barrier of light speed.
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Violating old rules

Violating old rules | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
PHYSICISTS are keen on symmetry. The universe does not always humour them. Take the Big Bang: if nature were ideally balanced, equal amounts of matter and antimatter would have emerged from it.
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The Higgs boson? There's an app for that - scientists give phone users first direct 3D feed of events inside the LHC

The Higgs boson? There's an app for that - scientists give phone users first direct 3D feed of events inside the LHC | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
The new LHSEE app, free on Android, lets users see events unfolding live inside the particle accelerator in a 3D view. It has already been downloaded 10,000 times.
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Virtual Particles: What are they?

Virtual Particles: What are they? | Particle Physics | Scoop.it

The term ``virtual particle'' is an endlessly confusing and confused subject for the layperson, and even for the non-expert scientist. I have read many books for laypeople (yes, I was a layperson once...

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Scientists at Cern's Large Hadron Collider near end of the search for the Higgs boson

Scientists at Cern's Large Hadron Collider near end of the search for the Higgs boson | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
The £5bn particle accelerator has operated for a year, generating billions of pieces of data in the hunt for the Higgs boson, nature's building block.
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Faster-Than-Light Neutrinos? Physics Luminaries Voice Doubts: Scientific American

Faster-Than-Light Neutrinos? Physics Luminaries Voice Doubts: Scientific American | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
We asked a number of physicists for their reaction to the announcement of neutrinos breaking the cosmic speed limit...
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Faster than light? CERN findings bewilder scientists

Faster than light? CERN findings bewilder scientists | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein had the idea. A century of observations have backed it up. It's one of the cornerstones of physics: Nothing travels faster than the speed of light.
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Neutrinos Faster Than Light, or Artifacts of the FPGA? - Zorinaq

Neutrinos Faster Than Light, or Artifacts of the FPGA? - Zorinaq | Particle Physics | Scoop.it

Caveat: highly technical piece.

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Neutrino particle traveling faster than light? Two ways it could rewrite physics.

Neutrino particle traveling faster than light? Two ways it could rewrite physics. | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
European scientists are shocked by an experiment that showed neutrino particles moving faster than light. The result, if confirmed, could challenge Einstein's signature theory on relativity or point to a universe of more than four dimensions.
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Challenging Einstein is usually a losing venture

Challenging Einstein is usually a losing venture | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
GENEVA — Betting against Einstein and his theory of relativity is a way to go broke.
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The case for wonder

The God particle — really the Higgs boson — still resists confirmation, though scientists at the Large Hadron Collider recently reported "tantalizing hints" of its existence.
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Cern scientist expects 'first glimpse' of Higgs boson - BBC News

Cern scientist expects 'first glimpse' of Higgs boson - BBC News | Particle Physics | Scoop.it

BBC News: Cern scientist expects 'first glimpse' of Higgs boson. A respected scientist from the Cern particle physics laboratory has told the BBC he expects to see "the first glimpse" of the Higgs boson next week.

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LHC reveals 'new physics' hints | Backtogeek's Technology Journey

LHC reveals 'new physics' hints | Backtogeek's Technology Journey | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
LHC reveals 'new physics' hints. 15 November 2011. Last updated at 12:18. By Jason Palmer Science and technology reporter, BBC News. 46409 56722477 a1050253 lhcb particle dete LHC reveals new physics hints LHC-beauty, or LHCb, ...
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The Large Hadron Collider may have discovered why we don't live in a universe of antimatter

The Large Hadron Collider may have discovered why we don't live in a universe of antimatter | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
The Large Hadron Collider is constantly on the hunt for "new physics" — discoveries that confound and expand our current understanding of the universe...
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Possible Explanation for CERN's Faster-Than-Light Claims ...

Possible Explanation for CERN's Faster-Than-Light Claims ... | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, news broke that scientists at the CERN laboratory observed what could be particles traveling faster than the speed of light. With such physics-shaking implications on their hands, the researchers put out a ...
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Gravity May Have Thrown Off Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Calculations - Forbes

Gravity May Have Thrown Off Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Calculations - Forbes | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
In reaching the conclusion that neutrinos travel faster than light, one paper argues that OPERA failed to account for gravity when making their calculations.
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CERN: The Standard Model Of Particle Physics Video

Scientists from CERN talking about the Standard Model. Effectively and attractively presented.

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Heads of top physics labs wary of speed of light findings but see beyond Einstein

GENEVA — The heads of three major physics labs said Thursday they’re skeptical a subatomic particle traveled faster than the speed of light.
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Neutrino physics tells the story of a number and science as a whole

Neutrino physics tells the story of a number and science as a whole | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
On Friday, one of my students walked in and said something along the lines of "Hey Mr. Burk, did you hear about that neutrino discovery that proves all of physics wrong?"

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Fermilab Will Double-Check CERN's Revolutionary Faster-Than-Light Claim - Popular Science

Fermilab Will Double-Check CERN's Revolutionary Faster-Than-Light Claim - Popular Science | Particle Physics | Scoop.it

Popular Science: Fermilab Will Double-Check CERN's Revolutionary Faster-Than-Light Claim. Physicists at Fermilab are re-examining some old data to help answer the question.

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End of the line for Tevatron

End of the line for Tevatron | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
BATAVIA — The cafeterias, control rooms and elevators at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory buzzed with excitement Friday morning.
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Faster than light sub-particle at CERN breaks laws of physics | ZME Science

Faster than light sub-particle at CERN breaks laws of physics | ZME Science | Particle Physics | Scoop.it
What's maybe the most shocking announcement for the scientific community this whole millennium came earlier today from Geneva, when scientists at CERN (Faster than light sub-particle at CERN breaks laws of physics | ZME Science
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