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A visitor to the Science Museum takes a phone photograph of a video projection showing the workings of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the 'Collider' exhibition on Nov. 12, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Physics Panel: US Should Build Billion-Dollar Project To Beam Ghostlike Subatomic Particles Underground

A committee of physicists says the U.S. should build a billion-dollar project to beam ghostlike subatomic particles 800 miles underground from Chicago to South Dakota.

05/22/2014

Physicists in Italy said Wednesday they are achingly close to concluding that what they found last year was the Higgs boson, the elusive "God particle." They need to eliminate one last remote possibility that it's something else. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/GettyImages)

Physicists Say ‘God Particle’ Confirmation Is ‘Achingly Close’

Physicists in Italy said Wednesday they are achingly close to concluding that what they found last year was the Higgs boson, the elusive “God particle.” They need to eliminate one last remote possibility that it’s something else.

03/06/2013

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