A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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08/01/06

Higgs boson

The discovery of the Higgs boson provided insight into what gives elementary particles mass.

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07/01/06

Elementary particle physics

Physics has demonstrated that the everyday phenomena we experience are governed by universal principles applying at time and distance scales far beyond normal human experience.

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05/01/06

Standard Model

The Standard Model is the best theory that physicists currently have to describe the building blocks of the universe.

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04/01/06

Light sources

Light sources are accelerator-based machines used for research in fields from physics and chemistry to medicine and forensics.

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03/01/06

Quarks

Quarks are fundamental particles found in the matter all around us.

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02/01/06

Luminosity

Luminosity is a measure of how many particles are brought together in a certain space over a certain period of time.

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01/01/06

B factories

B factories mass-produce B mesons, particles that contain a bottom quark.

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11/01/05

The grid

The grid provides computing power on demand.

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10/01/05

CP violation

CP is violated if there is a difference between the ways nature treats matter and antimatter.

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09/01/05

Superconductors

Superconductors transmit electricity without wastefully producing heat.

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