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Compact Muon Solenoid

Photo: Higgs at LHC
03/14/13

One step closer to the Higgs boson

In analyses of a fundamental characteristic of the newly discovered Higgs-like particle—the ways in which it decays—scientists see even more Higgs-like behavior.

Image: Higgs to 4 leptons
03/06/13

Higgs-like particle still looking like the Higgs

Scientists have started to exclude some of the more exotic scenarios for the Higgs-like boson.

Higgs Announcement
02/26/13

Higgs-like particle

Early in the summer of 2012, excitement reached a peak as members of the CMS and ATLAS collaborations confirmed among themselves that they would soon announce the discovery of what looked like the

Feature: What's Next for the LHC? (Globe)
02/04/13

What’s next for the Large Hadron Collider?

Experiments at the Large Hadron Collider made a major discovery, but the world’s highest-energy particle accelerator is just getting started.

Photo: Linac 3 at CERN
01/21/13

A bullet through an apple

Physicists have begun the first full run of proton-lead collisions in the Large Hadron Collider to learn more about the beginning of our universe.

Feature: Particle Plinko
12/18/12

A model partnership

Bucking the “ivory tower” stereotype, particle theorists dive into Large Hadron Collider experimental searches and come up with a new way to look at the data.

Breaking: Fundamental Physics Prize recognizes Higgs hunters
12/11/12

Fundamental Physics Prize recognizes Higgs hunters

The Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation will honor leaders at the Large Hadron Collider and its CMS and ATLAS experiments with a special $3 million prize.

Photo: Fermilab ROC
11/26/12

Contributing to an LHC experiment, no transatlantic travel required

Scientists participate in the CMS experiment from afar using remote operations centers.

Photo: CMS detector
11/15/12

New particle-like structure confirmed at the LHC

Scientists at the CMS experiment at CERN have spotted an exotic combination of particles previously observed in the CDF experiment at Fermilab.

Photo: Ridge
11/08/12

Lead-proton collisions yield surprising effect in CMS experiment

CMS physicists have once again found a “ridge” in their data, this time in lead–proton collisions.

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