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Is the universe a 2D hologram? Fermilab intends to find out

An experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer intends to test several theories about the universe, including the holographic principle.

By August 26, 2014

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Particle-smashing Fermilab gets cash reprieve

The United States' only particle physics lab, residing in Batavia, Ill., stays alive after receiving a $5 million cash infusion from an unnamed philanthropist.

By May 29, 2008

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Higgs Boson calculations add up to new Armageddon scenario

A Fermilab theoretical physicist suggests that qualities of the "God particle" show an "alternate" universe could easily "spread out and destroy us."

By February 19, 2013

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570-megapixel camera scans sky for dark energy

Fermilab scientists have rigged this gigantic beast of a snapper to look deep into space for evidence of dark energy, which is supposedly causing the universe to expand at an increased speed.

By January 14, 2010

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Dark Energy Camera captures deep space photos

A 570-megapixel camera has captured its first images in a quest to map deep space dark energy.

By September 18, 2012

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CERN kicks off LHC's 2012 Higgs hunt

The European nuclear research agency collides two high-power proton beams early this morning, marking the beginning of this year's Large Hadron Collider physics data collection.

By April 5, 2012

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Particle accelerator project sued on fears it will destroy the planet

Europe's CERN laboratory is a defendant in a lawsuit that asks for more time to assess the safety of the Large Hadron Collider, the world's biggest particle accelerator.

By March 28, 2008

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Physicist cuts plane boarding time in half

Algorithm has passengers board in a set order, reducing the aisle traffic jam and potentially saving more than $1 billion for the industry.

By August 30, 2011

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Higgs boson, you can run but you can't hide

The hunt for the Higgs boson thickens as U.S. scientists find further evidence of the mass-imparting particle that closely matches experiments from the Large Hadron Collider.

By March 7, 2012

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Higgs boson researchers: We've spotted 'new boson'

Scientists at CERN say they've almost certainly located the elusive particle, which would confirm the standard model of physics. The evidence is "very strong, very solid."

By July 4, 2012