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Laser research shows promise for cancer treatment

(Phys.org) -- Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory have observed for the first time how a laser penetrates dense, electron-rich plasma to generate ions. The process has applications for developing next generation ...

European physicist discusses Higgs boson at Brown University

The head of the European Organization for Nuclear Research says the historic 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson particle and the particle accelerator that detected it are getting scientists closer to understanding the creation ...

US scientists celebrate the restart of the Large Hadron Collider

Earlier today, the world's most powerful particle accelerator began its second act. After two years of upgrades and repairs, proton beams once again circulated around the Large Hadron Collider, located at the CERN laboratory ...

Accelerating neutral atoms on a table top

Conventional, as well as compact, laser-based particle acceleration schemes hinge on accelerating electric fields and are therefore ineffective for neutral atoms, which do not respond to these fields. Researchers at UPHILL ...

New climate-cooling molecule found

Scientists have succeeded in detecting and analyzing a new atmospheric molecule whose existence has long been suspected but never proved.

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