Universe may be on the brink of collapse (on the cosmological timescale)
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New test may provide 'smoking gun' for modified gravity
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Metal surface can repel electric charges
Accelerators can search for signs of Planck-scale gravity
World's best measurement of W boson mass tests Standard Model, Higgs boson limits
(PhysOrg.com) -- Just as firemen use different methods to narrow the location of a person trapped in a building, scientists employ two techniques to find the hiding place of the theorized Higgs particle: direct ...
Physicists reach new milestone measuring half-life of iron-60
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World record for compact 'tabletop' particle accelerator
Using one of the most powerful lasers in the world, researchers have accelerated subatomic particles to the highest energies ever recorded from a compact accelerator.
Physicists hit milestone in accelerating particles with plasma
Scientists from the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the University of California, Los Angeles have shown that a promising technique for accelerating electrons on waves of plasma ...
Do we live in a 2-D hologram? New Fermilab experiment will test the nature of the universe
A unique experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer has started collecting data that will answer some mind-bending questions about our universe ...
IHEP in China has ambitions for Higgs factory
Reining in chaos in particle colliders yields big results
When beams with trillions of particles go zipping around at near light speed, there's bound to be some chaos. Limiting that chaos in particle colliders is crucial for the groundbreaking results such experiments ...