News tagged with particle physics

The heat is on

(Phys.org)—Physicists are getting warmer in the hunt for universal truths, thanks to a breakthrough by a team at the University of St Andrews.

Feb 18, 2013
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Investigating the Big Bang particle

Scientists at the University of Huddersfield are collaborating with experts at some of the world's leading research institutes in an attempt to unravel the mysteries of a particle that played a role in the ...

Nov 09, 2012
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A one-way street for spinning atoms

Elementary particles have a property called "spin" that can be thought of as rotation around their axes. In work reported this week in the journal Physical Review Letters, MIT physicists have imposed a stri ...

Aug 30, 2012
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