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Possible expansion for South Pole detector

Physicists hope to seek out the source of cosmic neutrinos by expanding the IceCube neutrino detector to 10 times its current size.

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CERN’s LHCb experiment sees exotic particle

An analysis using LHC data verifies the existence of an exotic four-quark hadron.

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Tufte’s Feynman sculptures come to Fermilab

Edward Tufte, celebrated statistician and master of informational graphics, transforms physics notations into works of art.

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From quark soup to ordinary matter

Scientists have gained new insight into how matter can change from a hot soup of particles to the matter we know today.

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Expanding universe measured with precision

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey has made the most precise measurement of the expansion rate of the universe over a period of time, an important step toward understanding dark energy.

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LHC begins long road to restart

Physicists have begun to reawaken CERN’s accelerator complex, with a goal of having beam ready for the next run of the LHC in early 2015.

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Possible hints of dark matter in Fermi data

Scientists say collisions between dark matter particles might be the cause of a curious excess of gamma-ray light coming from the center of our galaxy.

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LHC and Tevatron share first joint result

An international team of scientists from Fermilab’s Tevatron and CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has produced the world’s best value for the mass of the top quark.

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Physicists find evidence of cosmic inflation

The BICEP2 experiment has detected signs of gravitational waves in the cosmic microwave background radiation, with big implications for the theory of cosmic inflation.

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Klystrons for industry

SLAC partners with industry to produce klystrons, the heart of accelerators in labs and medical facilities around the world.