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April 25, 2014
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Students from US universities work on LHC experiments through a new research abroad program.
April 23, 2014
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The recent BICEP2 discovery of evidence for cosmic inflation might point to new physics.
April 21, 2014
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A new trigger system will expand what ATLAS scientists can look for during high-energy collisions at the Large Hadron Collider.
April 17, 2014
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During a day of talks at Stanford University, theoretical physicist Leonard Susskind explained “Why I Teach Physics to Old Codgers, and How It Got to Be a YouTube Sensation.”
April 15, 2014
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An analysis using LHC data verifies the existence of an exotic four-quark hadron.
April 15, 2014
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From accelerators unexpectedly beneath your feet to a ferret that once cleaned accelerator components, symmetry shares some lesser-known facts about particle accelerators.
April 8, 2014
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Scientists from the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology are helping build cameras for the Cherenkov Telescope Array, an advanced, ground-based gamma-ray observatory.
Photo - A photomultiplier module undergoing testing
April 3, 2014
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Scientists say collisions between dark matter particles might be the cause of a curious excess of gamma-ray light coming from the center of our ga
April 2, 2014
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Grammy-winning jazz legend and sax virtuoso Wayne Shorter took a few hours off recently from a busy weekend of sold-out shows at the SFJazz Center in San Francisco to indulge in his second love – the cosmos.
Photo - Jazz legend Wayne Shorter silhouetted against cosmic phenomena at KIPAC's Visualization Lab.
April 1, 2014
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The Cosmic Microwave Background, leftover light from the big bang, carries a wealth of information about the universe—for those who can read it.

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