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SLAC scientists contribute significantly to the ATLAS experiment at the world’s most powerful particle collider, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider.

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The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to theorists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert to recognize their work developing the theory of what...

ATLAS event display of a Higgs to four electrons candidate event. (courtesy CERN)
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Three SLAC scientists will receive Early Career Research Program grants from the U.S. Department of Energy for research to boost the peak power of...

Photos - From left, Thomas Bligaard, Stefan Hoeche and Juhao Wu. (Credits: Matt Beardsley, Juhao Wu)
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Spokespersons for CMS and ATLAS, the two biggest experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, announced yesterday that both experiments have found strong hints in...

Scientists, journalists and others converging at CERN