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Subatomic 'Shape-Shifters' May Help Solve Physics Mystery

LiveScience | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 07.23.2013 | Science

Exotic particles called neutrinos have been caught in the act of shape-shifting, switching from one flavor to another, in a discovery that could help...

Particle Physicists At Top Lab Observe Extremely Rare Event

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 09.18.2013 | Science

GENEVA — After a quarter-century of searching, scientists have nailed down how one particularly rare subatomic particle decays into something el...

Accelerator's Massive Magnet To Make Long, Complicated Move

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 06.17.2013 | Science

UPTON, N.Y. -- New York to Chicago, in five weeks? Scientists on Long Island are preparing to move a 50-foot-wide electromagnet 3,200 miles over land...

Long Trip Planned For Big Particle Storage Ring

Posted 05.10.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 05/09/2013 03:09 PM EDT on LiveScience A particle storage ring spanning 50 feet (15 meters) in diameter i...

24, Shel Silverstein, Muons and God's Toe

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

Physicists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory claimed to have overcome the precepts of relativity and quantum mechanics. Wouldn't it be nice if Shel Silverstein were around to write a song about our metaphysical mess?

Fermilab Physicists Discover Clue To Why The Universe Exists

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's one of the biggest mysteries of science: Why is our universe made almost entirely of matter and not antimatter? Physicists at Fermi National Acc...