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Watching ‘the clock’ at the LHC

As time ticks down to the restart of the Large Hadron Collider, scientists are making sure their detectors run like clockwork.


LHC physicist takes on new type of collisions

A former Large Hadron Collider researcher brings his knowledge of high-energy collisions to a new hockey game.

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Using the Higgs boson to search for clues

The Higgs boson could be the tool that leads scientists to the next big discovery.

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What’s next for Higgs boson research?

Two years after the groundbreaking discovery of the Higgs boson, physicists are still hard at work.

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The supersymmetric bet

Particle physicists playfully take sides over whether the Large Hadron Collider is likely to discover evidence of Supersymmetry.

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A new heart for the ATLAS detector

US scientists collaborated with an international team to install a new component in the core of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider.

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Science fiction or science fact?

In a new class at Duke University, professors from different realms explore the intersection of literature and physics.

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Tracking particles faster at the LHC

A new trigger system will expand what ATLAS scientists can look for during high-energy collisions at the Large Hadron Collider.

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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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#FollowFriday III: Physicists to follow on Twitter

Meet four more physicists who talk about their work on Twitter in symmetry’s third installment of #FollowFriday.