Tag: Large Hadron Collider
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In clear, nontechnical language, string theorist Brian Greene explains how our understanding of the universe has evolved from Einstein's notions of gravity and space-time to superstring theory, where minuscule strands...
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Our theoretical understanding of the sub-atomic world would not be complete without the Higgs particle. Sometimes called "The God Particle", this very special particle generates the differences between the fundamen...
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Modern satellites pick up radiation from the aftermath of the Big Bang. But until we understand the Bang itself, Michio Kaku won't be satisfied.
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Why physicists would love to trap antihydrogen, but the Vatican need not fear..." is about the science behind Dan Brown's novel and the new movie "Angels & Demons" that premieres May 15, 2009. Professor Joel Fajan...
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Elementary particle physics is entering a spectacular new era in which experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN and at astrophysical observatories will soon start probing some of the most profound questi...
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"Anticipating a New Golden Age" Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate and Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Fundamental physics is poised to take a great leap forward in coming years. An extraordinary instrume...
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A conversation with the professor of theoretical physics at Harvard.
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The Harvard physicist explains the design and goals of the 27 kilometer-wide proton-smasher in Switzerland that physicist hope will unlock the secrets of the universe.
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A series of short videos that explore a number of astronomy topics including the Big Bang, black holes, CERN, cosmology, dark energy, dark matter, exoplanets, Large Hadron Collider, Mars, relativity, and supernovae.
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Natalia Toro explains how complex collision data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is being digested and examined and how it may set the course for the science of the future. Her lecture was delivered at the Perime...