Tag Archives: Standard Model

At Particle Lab, a Tantalizing Glimpse Has Physicists Holding Their Breaths

By DENNIS OVERBYE From New York Times  Published: April 5, 2011 Physicists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory are planning to announce Wednesday that they have found a suspicious bump in their data that could be evidence of a new elementary … Continue reading

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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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Most of our Universe is Missing – BBC Horizon

The matters we can see in the Universe: ~4% Dark Matter:  ~21% Dark Energy:  ~75%

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