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Businessweek bemoans US role in emergent particle science

The Large Hadron Collider, the French atom-smashing mini black hole machine of some fame, is in the news again as they approach a significant benchmark for collisions and data collection. An announcement is expected this year on the search for … Continue reading

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an unbreakable record?

Time to check some really old math, again. More than a hundred years of well-proven science assume just a few things are perfectly constant; Newton’s gravitational constant and the velocity of light are on the short list. Our most treasured … Continue reading

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on the hunt for dark matter

In case you missed it, here is a spot of cool science news. The AMS02 – “alpha magnetic spectrometer” launched on board the space shuttle discovery mission STS-134. Among its many lofty goals once operational on the ISS are answers … Continue reading

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la doomsday machine?

Beware: The French have powered on the doomsday machine. The Large Hadron Collider at CERN has weathered several such search-engine-friendly media sound bytes, and is no stranger to the woes of sensationalism in science. Leading up to it’s first months … Continue reading

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