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Recalling a Fallen Star’s Legacy in High-Energy Particle Physics

By DENNIS OVERBYE From New York Times Published: January 17, 2011 The machine known as the Tevatron is four miles around. Bison graze nearby on the 6,800 acres of former farmland occupied by the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, … Continue reading

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Best Cosmic Mindblowers of 2010 From Nat Geo News

Perhaps Stephen Hawking said it best: “Our image of the universe today is full of strange-sounding ideas and remarkable truths.” Wrap your brain around National Geographic News editors’ picks of some of the odder astrophysics concepts introduced in 2010. Every … Continue reading

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The LHC Can Smash Protons to Quark-Gluon Plasma Up To 27 Thousand Trillion Degrees

By Hui Zhong Is that amazing?  Here is the algorism: The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is expected to accelerate each proton beam to 7 Tev.  That translates into the kinetic energy of 14 Tev by smashing two head to head protons into a so-called … Continue reading

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Parallel Universes – BBC Horizon

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Higgs, dark matter and supersymmetry: What the Large Hadron Collider will tell us (Steven Weinberg)

Standard Model of Elementary Particles: Higgs (Heavy, Spin: 0) Supersymmetry: Dark Matter Elementary Particles (Heavy, Spin: 1/2)

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The Collider, the Particle and a Theory About Fate (ZT)

Essay Martial Trezzini/European Pressphoto Agency SUICIDE MISSION? The core of the superconducting solenoid magnet at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland.

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