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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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Earth's address within a massive supercluster of 100,000 galaxies

Astronomers have mapped the Milky Way's position to the outskirts of a supercluster of galaxies, newly dubbed Laniakea, meaning "Immense Heaven".

By September 4, 2014

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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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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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There's a 'new boson' in the universe

week in review Scientists discover the "God particle," while Facebook users discover an e-mail black hole. Also: Apple scores twin legal victories.

By July 6, 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

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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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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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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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LHC's record intensity speeds Higgs search

Squeezing more bunches of protons onto the particle accelerator's beams increases the data-gathering rate--and the odds the Higgs boson will turn up at CERN.

By April 22, 2011