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08/01/14

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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07/04/14

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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06/26/14

Measuring the lifetime of the Higgs boson

Scientists are looking for new ways to determine the quick-as-a-thought lifetime of the Higgs boson, which could point the way to new physics.

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06/23/14

Higgs boson shows scientists new tricks

A new result from the Large Hadron Collider strengthens the case that the Higgs interacts with both types of particles in the Standard Model.

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06/16/14

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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05/29/14

Q&A: Rick Field, the physicist in the family

Physicist Rick Field discusses physics, Hollywood and a recent appearance by his sister, actress Sally Field, on the Late Show with David Letterman.

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03/31/14

30 years of inter-American collaboration

Three decades ago this month, scientists from Latin America came to do research at Fermilab, forming the ties of a lasting collaboration.

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03/19/14

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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03/06/14

Physics by hand

To encourage discussion and engagement, a physics forum has banned PowerPoint slides in favor of low-tech whiteboards.

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02/13/14

Particle physics enthusiast ties for gold

Olympic downhill skier Dominique Gisin, who tied for gold in Sochi, is a fan of particle physics.

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