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PhysOrg
Astrophysicists detect most luminous diffuse gamma-ray emission from Arp 220OU graduate assistant, and Todd Thompson, professor in the Department of Astron
Astrophysicists detect most luminous diffuse gamma-ray emission from Arp 220
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
OU graduate assistant, and Todd Thompson, professor in the Department of Astronomy and Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics, Ohio State University, made the discovery after collecting data using the National Aeronautics and Space... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Lifehacker 101: Neural Networks And AI Explainedsomething much more profound: the kind of mind that can recognise faces, develo
Lifehacker 101: Neural Networks And AI Explained
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 14 hours ago
something much more profound: the kind of mind that can recognise faces, develop philosophical treatises, puzzle through particle physics, and so much more. If engineers could recreate this biological system electronically, engineers figured, an... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Comments of the Week #111: from all of your atoms to Newton’s failureMichael Kelsey on the diphoton bump at 750 GeV at CERN: “Particle physics detec
Comments of the Week #111: from all of your atoms to Newton’s failure
ScienceBlogs / Posted 17 hours ago
Michael Kelsey on the diphoton bump at 750 GeV at CERN: “Particle physics detectors can only record information about stable or nearly stable particles (those with lifetimes long... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Research facilities at risk of shutting down if UK leaves the EU, former minister warnsof movement of people and so when you are researching the big problems of the d
Research facilities at risk of shutting down if UK leaves the EU, former minister warns
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 hours ago
of movement of people and so when you are researching the big problems of the day from going from Ebola to the problems in particle physics, our community works on the basis of easy movement of staff and researchers and students from country to... Read more
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walesonline
One man's love letter to Europe (the continent, not the EU)they achieve at Cern Today, scientists from across Europe pool their expertise
One man's love letter to Europe (the continent, not the EU)
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
they achieve at Cern Today, scientists from across Europe pool their expertise as they push forward our understanding of particle physics at the Cern laboratories beneath the France-Switzerland border. Just as marvellously, the universities... Read more
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PhysOrg
UTA prepares Titan supercomputer to process the data from LHC experimentsanalysis of data generated from the quadrillions of proton collisions expected
UTA prepares Titan supercomputer to process the data from LHC experiments
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
analysis of data generated from the quadrillions of proton collisions expected during this season's Large Hadron Collider particle physics experiments. The LHC is the world's most powerful particle accelerator, located at the European... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Pupil wins place at physics summer schoolis the study of physics that we're not too sure about what is going on with it
Pupil wins place at physics summer school
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
is the study of physics that we're not too sure about what is going on with it just yet - things like the Standard Model of particle physics, gravity, quantum dynamics, astrophysics, cosmology - all those really tiny-scale and big-scale... Read more
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PhysOrg
How does light travel?forces of interaction (such as weak and strong nuclear forces). Today, photons
How does light travel?
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
forces of interaction (such as weak and strong nuclear forces). Today, photons are part of the Standard Model of particle physics, where they are classified as boson – a class of subatomic particles that are force carriers and have no... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers explore the billiard dynamics of photon collisionsonly in millions of electron volts. These are miniscule values, even by the sta
Researchers explore the billiard dynamics of photon collisions
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
only in millions of electron volts. These are miniscule values, even by the standards of modern nuclear physics and particle physics. At these energies, the probability of a collision with a photon-photon quantum process is infinitesimal,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Obama on science: 'It is fun. I love this stuff'Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, for "insightful work"
Obama on science: 'It is fun. I love this stuff'
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, for "insightful work" in condensed matter physics and particle physics, and science-rooted public policy achievements. Rakesh K. Jain, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts... Read more
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Boston Herald
Obama on science: 'It is fun. I love this stuff'Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, for "insightful work"
Obama on science: 'It is fun. I love this stuff'
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, for "insightful work" in condensed matter physics and particle physics, and science-rooted public policy achievements. —Rakesh K. Jain, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Obama on science: 'It is fun. I love this stuff'Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, for "insightful work"
Obama on science: 'It is fun. I love this stuff'
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, for "insightful work" in condensed matter physics and particle physics, and science-rooted public policy achievements. —Rakesh K. Jain, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts... Read more
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Daily News
Susil sees better prospects for particle physics development herethe development of a network of scientific community of Sri Lankan scientists a
Susil sees better prospects for particle physics development here
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
the development of a network of scientific community of Sri Lankan scientists and researchers. CERN is the most prominent particle physics research institute in the world which is best known for its flagship discovery of the ‘Higgs-Boson” in... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Division of Labor Is a Good Thing for Science and Skepticismwhen you’re passionately attached to a particular thing. God knows, I do my sha
Division of Labor Is a Good Thing for Science and Skepticism
ScienceBlogs / Posted 5 days ago
when you’re passionately attached to a particular thing. God knows, I do my share of grumbling about the overemphasis on particle physics and lack of attention for atomic and condensed-matter physics. But it’s important to try to maintain... Read more
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PhysOrg
Working group seeks new algorithms for an old problemthan 100 years. And it's not just a mathematical curiosity: The problem has imp
Working group seeks new algorithms for an old problem
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
than 100 years. And it's not just a mathematical curiosity: The problem has implications in fields as diverse as geology, particle physics, and chemistry. For simple cases like squares and pinwheels, differences are easily spotted. But for larger... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The power of scientific predictionsus, but correct predictions can be usefully applied to harness nature and adapt
The power of scientific predictions
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
us, but correct predictions can be usefully applied to harness nature and adapt to the environment. Whether it involves particle physics, evolution, celestial mechanics or general relativity, good scientific theories have what is known as the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Physics and gender issues top Canada’s G7 science tourand graduate students working at KEK and “came away with a deeper understanding
Physics and gender issues top Canada’s G7 science tour
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
and graduate students working at KEK and “came away with a deeper understanding of the size and complexity of modern particle physics experiments and the role of large laboratories in making them happen.” On Monday, Ms. Duncan is scheduled... Read more
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The New Statesman
"Algiers": a new poem by Fred Johnstonmuch harm.” “The End of Sex and the Future of Reproduction” by Henry T Greely
"Algiers": a new poem by Fred Johnston
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
much harm.” “The End of Sex and the Future of Reproduction” by Henry T Greely is newly published by Harvard University Press Philip Ball is most recently the author of “Invisible: the History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics” (Vin... Read more
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The Courier
Wish listson the region’s growing reputation as a cycling destination. Previous CHC lobb
Wish lists
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
on the region’s growing reputation as a cycling destination. Previous CHC lobbying success includes funding for Grampians Peaks Trails, Stawell Underground Particle Physics Laboratory, Ballarat Railway Station Precinct and Western Highway upgr... Read more
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The New Statesman
Is this the end of sex?much harm.” “The End of Sex and the Future of Reproduction” by Henry T Greely
Is this the end of sex?
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
much harm.” “The End of Sex and the Future of Reproduction” by Henry T Greely is newly published by Harvard University Press Philip Ball is most recently the author of “Invisible: the History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics” (Vin... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Excerpt from a memoir by Peter Selgintwo geniuses advanced their competing theories, supported by principles of mole
Excerpt from a memoir by Peter Selgin
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 days ago
two geniuses advanced their competing theories, supported by principles of molecular structure, gas and fluid dynamics, and particle physics. Their colorful debate might have continued forever had it not been interrupted by a considerable explosion.... Read more
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CBC.ca
NBA star Steve Nash among 48 new Order of Canada recipientson its way to Earth. This finding has shed light on the very nature of matter i
NBA star Steve Nash among 48 new Order of Canada recipients
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
on its way to Earth. This finding has shed light on the very nature of matter in our universe, and spawned a range of new particle physics research.Also a professor emeritus at Queen's University, he has been a prominent ambassador of Canadian... Read more
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FOX News
MIT lecture: 'Is Islamophobia Accelerating Global Warming?'Particle physics and string theory pose plenty of interesting questions, but ed
MIT lecture: 'Is Islamophobia Accelerating Global Warming?'
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
Particle physics and string theory pose plenty of interesting questions, but educators at Massachusetts Institute of Technology this week wrestled with yet another vexing dilemma: "Is Islamophobia Accelerating Global Warming?" That was the topic at... Read more
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PhysOrg
Team proves that basic collider concepts from particle physics can be transferred to solid-state researchnow. Experiments conducted by UCSB physicist Mark Sherwin and an international
Team proves that basic collider concepts from particle physics can be transferred to solid-state research
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
now. Experiments conducted by UCSB physicist Mark Sherwin and an international team prove that basic collider concepts from particle physics can be transferred to solid-state research. Their findings appear in the journal Nature. "Ultimately, this... Read more
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Wired News
Thinking About Psychic Powers Helps Us Think About Sciencethere is no reason to think that cold viruses are anything other than particula
Thinking About Psychic Powers Helps Us Think About Science
Wired News / Posted 13 days ago
there is no reason to think that cold viruses are anything other than particular arrangements of atoms obeying the rules of particle physics. And that knowledge puts limits on what those viruses can possibly do. They cannot teleport from one... Read more
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Business Wire
National Instruments Celebrates 40 Years of Innovationinnovation. Customers from a wide variety of industries – from healthcare to au
National Instruments Celebrates 40 Years of Innovation
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
innovation. Customers from a wide variety of industries – from healthcare to automotive and from consumer electronics to particle physics – use NI’s integrated hardware and software platform to improve the world we live in. National Instruments,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Large hadron collider prepares to deliver six times the datamassive particles by more than 40 percent. Almost everything we know about mat
Large hadron collider prepares to deliver six times the data
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
massive particles by more than 40 percent. Almost everything we know about matter is summed up in the Standard Model of Particle Physics, an elegant map of the subatomic world. During the first run of the LHC, scientists on the ATLAS and CMS... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Cameron McEvoy pools passions for swimming and scienceMcEvoy has a long list of passions in physics, including subjects like string t
Cameron McEvoy pools passions for swimming and science
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
McEvoy has a long list of passions in physics, including subjects like string theory, quantum gravity, cosmology and particle physics. Bond University swimming coach Richard Scarce has helped McEvoy develop into the fastest swimmer in the... Read more
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Wired News
Maybe You’re Not an Atheist–Maybe You’re a Naturalist Like Sean Carrollwonderful counterintuitive things about modern science. The book draws upon el
Maybe You’re Not an Atheist–Maybe You’re a Naturalist Like Sean Carroll
Wired News / Posted 14 days ago
wonderful counterintuitive things about modern science. The book draws upon elements of your own life, of popular culture, particle physics, history, philosophy and cosmology. What’s the thread that binds all these themes? It is a long book [Ed.... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Scientists Watch Bacterial Sensor Respond To Light In Real TimeUnion. About SLAC SLAC is a multi-program laboratory exploring frontier questi
Scientists Watch Bacterial Sensor Respond To Light In Real Time
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 15 days ago
Union. About SLAC SLAC is a multi-program laboratory exploring frontier questions in photon science, astrophysics, particle physics and accelerator research. Located in Menlo Park, Calif., SLAC is operated by Stanford University for the... Read more
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Wired News
Tiny Tests Probe for Dark Matter and Other Exotic Physicsin which quantum gravity is thought to rule, is 16 orders of magnitude smaller
Tiny Tests Probe for Dark Matter and Other Exotic Physics
Wired News / Posted 16 days ago
in which quantum gravity is thought to rule, is 16 orders of magnitude smaller than the weak scale, the neighborhood of particle physics explored in the Large Hadron Collider. Theories that blend these length scales often compare the two.... Read more
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TechCrunch
The next AI is no AImachine learning systems can already provide unexpected insights in varying fie
The next AI is no AI
TechCrunch / Posted 16 days ago
machine learning systems can already provide unexpected insights in varying fields, from personalization technologies to particle physics, from cooking recipes and outlandish game moves to crime prevention and bioengineering. Concretely,... Read more
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The Courier
Scientific research using psychedelic drugs is surging overseas - why not here?the work had profoundly deepened our understanding of consciousness: "This is t
Scientific research using psychedelic drugs is surging overseas - why not here?
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
the work had profoundly deepened our understanding of consciousness: "This is to neuroscience what the Higgs boson was to particle physics." This image shows how, with eyes-closed, much more of the brain contributes to the visual experience under... Read more
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The Border Mail
Scientific research using psychedelic drugs is surging overseas - why not here?the work had profoundly deepened our understanding of consciousness: "This is t
Scientific research using psychedelic drugs is surging overseas - why not here?
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
the work had profoundly deepened our understanding of consciousness: "This is to neuroscience what the Higgs boson was to particle physics." This image shows how, with eyes-closed, much more of the brain contributes to the visual experience under... Read more
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PhysOrg
Getting a better measure of spin with diamondthem. Q-weak measured the weak charge of the proton, a quantity that is predic
Getting a better measure of spin with diamond
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
them. Q-weak measured the weak charge of the proton, a quantity that is predicted very precisely by the Standard Model of particle physics, but has never before been measured. Physicists have released preliminary results for the experiment, and... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Lola blasting off to Norway space campnorthern lights, and the work of Cern, the European organisation for nuclear re
Lola blasting off to Norway space camp
Otago Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
northern lights, and the work of Cern, the European organisation for nuclear research, which operates the world's largest particle physics laboratory. They will also spend a week in the role of a scientist, working in groups to design a rocket... Read more
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redOrbit
Did scientists at CERN discover a new particle?told the Associated Press. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be t
Did scientists at CERN discover a new particle?
redOrbit / Posted 20 days ago
told the Associated Press. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career — more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself." In 2012, physicists were able to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bigger than Higgs boson?physicist Csaba Csaki. “If this is really true, then it would possibly be the m
Bigger than Higgs boson?
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
physicist Csaba Csaki. “If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career - more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself. When it is fully operational later... Read more
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Daily Mirror
As weasel brings down £4billion LHC, we look at 8 other costly creatures...action for days. CERN spokesman Arnaud Marsollier on Monday revealed the wease
As weasel brings down £4billion LHC, we look at 8 other costly creatures...
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
action for days. CERN spokesman Arnaud Marsollier on Monday revealed the weasel sadly died in his attempts to understand particle physics, but confirmed that workers had now been called on site to get the £4bn machine up and running. From... Read more
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redOrbit
Weasel shuts down world’s most powerful atom smasherat the LHC, released more than 300TB of data from their research online for use
Weasel shuts down world’s most powerful atom smasher
redOrbit / Posted 21 days ago
at the LHC, released more than 300TB of data from their research online for use by anyone interested in the study of particle physics and who wanted to use the findings for their own studies, according to the International Business Times. In... Read more
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asianage
LHC: Possibility of new particle discoveryinvolved in the experiments. “If this is really true, then it would possibly be
LHC: Possibility of new particle discovery
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
involved in the experiments. “If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career — more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself.” After a wintertime break, the Large... Read more
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asianage
LHC Possibility of new particle discoveryinvolved in the experiments. “If this is really true, then it would possibly be
LHC Possibility of new particle discovery
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
involved in the experiments. “If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career — more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself.” After a wintertime break, the Large... Read more
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Daily Mail
Physicists abuzz about ‘major discovery’ as Cern revs upin the experiments. 'If this is really true, then it would possibly be the mos
Physicists abuzz about ‘major discovery’ as Cern revs up
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
in the experiments. 'If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career — more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself.' The Cern facility features series of... Read more
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The Columbian
Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs upinvolved in the experiments. “If this is really true, then it would possibly be
Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up
The Columbian / Posted 21 days ago
involved in the experiments. “If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career — more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself.” After a wintertime break, the Large... Read more
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The China Post
Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs upinvolved in the experiments. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be
Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up
The China Post / Posted 22 days ago
involved in the experiments. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career — more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself." After a wintertime break, the Large... Read more
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CBS News
Physicists abuzz about possible new particleinvolved in the experiments. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be
Physicists abuzz about possible new particle
CBS News / Posted 22 days ago
involved in the experiments. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career -- more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself." After a wintertime break, the Large... Read more
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NBC News
Physicists Abuzz About Possible New Particle as CERN Revs Upinvolved in the experiments. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be
Physicists Abuzz About Possible New Particle as CERN Revs Up
NBC News / Posted 22 days ago
involved in the experiments. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career — more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself." Read More: LHC Experiment Hints at... Read more
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Daily Herald
Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs upinvolved in the experiments. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be
Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
involved in the experiments. "If this is really true, then it would possibly be the most exciting thing that I have seen in particle physics in my career - more exciting than the discovery of the Higgs itself." After a wintertime break, the Large... Read more
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