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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014

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Higgs boson theory nets Nobel for pair of physicists

The prestigious award goes to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, who a half-century ago independently proposed what became the Higgs boson, discovered in 2012.

By October 8, 2013

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Scientists unveil plans for 19-mile-long particle smasher

The blueprints are ready. If it gets funded, the multibillion-dollar International Linear Collider could help solve the mystery of cosmic dark matter.

By June 12, 2013

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NASA twin satellites to probe mysteries of the Van Allen belts

In a mission 11 years in the making, NASA today launched a pair of Johns Hopkins University satellites into the Van Allen radiation belts to study their structure in unprecedented detail.

By August 30, 2012

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Shockfossils: 5 million volts of electric art

Electrons gone wild burn their way through acrylic slabs to create Shockfossils, branching works of art that capture the raw power of electricity.

By February 21, 2012

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CERN physicists find hint of Higgs boson

The Large Hadron Collider detected events that could pin down the mass of the elusive subatomic particle, but there's still plenty of uncertainty.

By December 13, 2011

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Has Higgs been discovered? Rumors of watershed news build

Rumors are flying about an update tomorrow on the search for the long-sought Higgs boson at Europe's Large Hadron Collider.

By December 12, 2011

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Astronauts attach cosmic ray detector to space station

A $2 billion cosmic ray detector attached to the International Space Station today already is beaming down a steady stream of data as torrents of high-energy particles from deep space pass through.

By May 19, 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

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Hints of new physics postpone LHC upgrade

Chance of discovering new physical phenomena with Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator leads CERN to postpone energy-doubling upgrade.

By February 1, 2011