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Neutrinos change flavors while crossing Japan

By shooting a beam of neutrinos through a small slice of the Earth under Japan, physicists say they've caught the particles changing their stripes in new ways. These observations may one day help explain why the universe ...

Secrets of the Big Bang and dark matter

At the Japanese Research Center for Particle Physics KEK, the new particle accelerator experiment Belle II started operation after eight years of construction. Scientists from all over the world eagerly waited for news on ...

Linear collider gains key insights from Cornell physicists

The International Linear Collider (ILC), a global effort to build a particle accelerator that may unlock some of the universe's deepest mysteries, has received pivotal insights from Cornell physicists: They have designed ...

The future of Fermilab

In this month's Physics World, reviews and careers editor, Margaret Harris, visits the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) to explore what future projects are in the pipeline now that the Tevatron particle accelerator ...

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