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Subatomic Particle

Peculiar Particle May Be Exotic New Form Of Matter

LiveScience | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 06.19.2013 | Science

A new type of particle may have shown up independently at two particle accelerators, physicists say. The particle, made of four quarks (the ingredien...

'Particle Mystery' Remains Unsolved Even After 100 Years

Posted 08.02.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 08/01/2012 02:23 PM EDT on SPACE.com Cosmic rays continue to puzzle scientists a century after the fast-moving par...

WATCH: Higgs Boson & Mass, Explained By MinutePhysics

Posted 07.16.2012 | Science

Following CERN's big Higgs boson announcement, the popular YouTube channel MinutePhysics released a short and sweet video explaining the standard mode...

WATCH: Higgs Boson, MinutePhysics Style

Posted 07.06.2012 | Science

In wake of CERN's big July 4 announcement regarding the Higgs boson discovery, we thought we'd share a short take on the Higgs from MinutePhysics, a Y...

Physicists Report Discovery Of New Subatomic Particle

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Science

GENEVA -- European researchers say they have discovered a new subatomic particle that helps confirm our knowledge about how quarks bind – one of...

Cosmic Ray Finding Has Physicists Scrambling To Solve Mystery

Posted 04.19.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 04/18/2012 01:08 PM EDT on SPACE.com The mystery of the origin of the strongest cosmic rays has deepened as new c...

Experts Weigh In On Discovery That Could Upend Einstein's Theories

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

GENEVA — The heads of three major physics labs said Thursday they're skeptical a subatomic particle traveled faster than the speed of light. Th...