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A Toroidal LHC Apparatus

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Labs work together toward high-luminosity LHC

Scientists who need to test parts for experiments at the Large Hadron Collider are taking advantage of Fermilab's Test Beam Facility.

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Nobel Prize in physics honors prediction of Higgs boson

Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, who developed key concepts in the theory that predicted the Higgs boson, will be awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics.

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Google Street View goes underground at LHC

A virtual tour of the Large Hadron Collider and the ATLAS, CMS, LHCb and ALICE experiments is now available on Google Street View.

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Q&A with Fabiola Gianotti, Higgs hunter

Symmetry sits down with Fabiola Gianotti, who recently finished an eventful four years as spokesperson for the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider.

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Great minds lauded at physics prize ceremony

A crowd full of stars from the field of particle physics—along with one from Hollywood—celebrated recent achievements.

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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.

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Higgs-like particle still looking like the Higgs

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

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Passing the torch at ATLAS

University of Birmingham physicist Dave Charlton takes over from Fabiola Gianotti as the new spokesperson of the ATLAS experiment.

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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 Higgs boson.

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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.