Particle physics

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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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Dark matter: one last push to crack the biggest secret in the universe
Scientists are pinning hopes on elaborate detectors to track the elusive material that holds galaxies together

Robin McKie, Science Editor

08, Aug, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Steven Weinberg obituary
Winner of the 1979 Nobel prize whose insights determined the direction of high-energy particle physics for decades

Frank Close

02, Aug, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Help, it’s 1,000 trillion degrees in here! The Big Bang artwork that makes scientists cry
Want would it have been like to be inside the Big Bang? We meet the ultra-hi-tech art duo who are using light, sound and sub-atomic astro data to recreate the biggest explosion ever

Stuart Jeffries

19, May, 2021 @2:45 PM

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Is the ‘new muon’ really a great scientific discovery? For now, I’m cautious | Carlo Rovelli
Physicists are always looking for eureka moments – but we should be careful with headline-grabbing announcements, says physicist Carlo Rovelli

Carlo Rovelli

19, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on particle physics: have we got the model wrong? | Editorial
Editorial: Experiments suggest that the subatomic world may be much more complex than we thought


09, Apr, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Cern experiment hints at new force of nature
Experts reveal ‘cautious excitement’ over unstable particles that fail to decay as standard model suggests

Ian Sample Science editor

23, Mar, 2021 @8:05 AM

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Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli review – the mysteries of quantum mechanics
Having altered how we think about time, the physicist sets his sights on perhaps the most maddeningly difficult theory of all

Ian Thomson

23, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Jack Steinberger obituary
Nobel prizewinning scientist whose work played a significant role in the development of modern particle physics theory

Frank Close

11, Jan, 2021 @5:58 PM

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Sir Arnold Wolfendale obituary
Astronomer royal and physicist who greatly advanced understanding of cosmic rays

Alan Watson

08, Jan, 2021 @5:47 PM

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Marcus Rashford given MBE in birthday honours for school meals campaign
Footballer urges PM to extend voucher scheme after being named on list delayed by Covid

Caroline Davies

09, Oct, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Cern poised to back plan for €20bn successor to Large Hadron Collider
Proposed 100km circular tunnel would be four times as big and six times as powerful as LHC

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

19, Jun, 2020 @6:01 AM

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