Particle physics

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Dark energy ‘chameleon trap’ wins £100,000 prize for Nottingham scientist
Ingeniously simple lab experiment led by Prof Clare Burrage recognised by Blavatnik awards

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

22, Jan, 2023 @6:39 PM

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Splitting the atomic scientists: how the Ukraine war ruined physics
At Cern and elsewhere, a reluctance to give Russian researchers authorship credit on new papers has led to stalemate

Eleni Petrakou

15, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Donald Perkins obituary
Physicist who played a key role from the birth of particle physics in the 1940s to the discovery of the Higgs boson

Frank Close

22, Nov, 2022 @6:37 PM

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Particle physics – a brief history of time-wasting? | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article that argued that the field of physics is too obsessed with discovering new particles


30, Sep, 2022 @4:11 PM

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No one in physics dares say so, but the race to invent new particles is pointless | Sabine Hossenfelder
In private, many physicists admit they do not believe the particles they are paid to search for exist, says physicist Sabine Hossenfelder

Sabine Hossenfelder

26, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘I’m very pleased we’ve got the same name’: Brian Cox meets Brian Cox
The actor Brian Cox used to be irked by the success of his upstart namesake. Now, for the first time, he and Prof Brian Cox talk science, Succession and what Shakespeare and black holes have in common

Rich Pelley

23, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Elusive by Frank Close review – the brilliance of physicist Peter Higgs
An illuminating guide to the man and the science behind the Higgs boson – and how its discovery ‘ruined’ his life

Ananyo Bhattacharya

21, Jul, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Cern gears up for more discoveries 10 years after ‘God particle’ find
With the Higgs boson already in the bag, the Large Hadron Collider begins another period of data collection

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @3:35 PM

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New US lab to create versions of atoms never recorded on Earth
By studying isotopes scientists hope to gain insight into how elements within exploding stars came to be

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

16, May, 2022 @2:51 PM

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Large Hadron Collider to restart and hunt for a fifth force of nature
Latest run is expected to scrutinise findings from last year that may turn into another blockbuster discovery

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

21, Apr, 2022 @2:59 PM

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Dr Suzie Sheehy: ‘The eureka moment may come once in your career, or never’
The Australian physicist on the small victories that make lab work fulfilling, how she found forgotten female scientists to include in her first book, and why research is an investment

Killian Fox

16, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Quantum of solace: even physicists are still scratching their heads | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an editorial about understanding quantum theory and defining the laws of physics


03, Sep, 2021 @2:41 PM

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