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Doing the things that a particle can...

Particle Clicker is a simple and addictive click-based game developed by undergrads at CERN Webfest. You are cast as the head of a particle accelerator lab striving to make breakthroughs in physics, without all the grant writing and begging governments for money. 125 more words

Curiosities Of Nature

From CERN Courier: "First direct high-precision measurement of the proton’s magnetic moment sets the stage for BASE"

CERN Courier

Jul 23, 2014
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A German/Japanese collaboration working at the University of Mainz has performed the first direct high-precision measurement of the… 718 more words

Basic Research

New CMS Search for Exotic Particles

CMS posted a new preprint on a search for several types of exotic particles on Monday using 19.7 fb-1 of integrated luminosity at 8 TeV center-of-mass energy. 494 more words


The Strong Force

Many particles have electric charge. Electric charge comes in many sizes, but two types: positive and negative.

Some particles, like quarks, have another charge-like thing that comes in… 504 more words


Britain's Peter Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium to win the Nobel Prize for physics

Britain’s Peter Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson particle that explains how elementary matter attained the mass to form stars and planets. 722 more words

Nobel Prize Research

Well-Timed Cinematic Villanelles

If there’s one movie people seemed convinced will be a success this Fall, it’s probably Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. Rumors bounce around over how much of the original… 491 more words


Pinwheel 7: Alice Changes the Past


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The police shoot him when they come.

Their leader sneers at Bertram and calls him scum as they smash the bottles of whisky and rum and gin in a crash of glass and liquid smells. 4,198 more words