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The discovery of the Higgs boson — one of the most monumental achievements in modern physics — required the 27-kilometre,…
/Jan 26, 2017
Enormous accelerators have led to many important discoveries, but the next wave of breakthroughs could come from table-top experiments, writes…
/Dec 14, 2016
In 1928, Paul Dirac developed an equation (fittingly called the Dirac equation) that predicted the behaviour of electrons near the…
/Apr 08, 2016
Could black holes be the universe’s own accelerator experiments, churning out signals that may unveil exotic new particles – perhaps…
/Nov 27, 2015
Perimeter researchers Itay Yavin and Maxim Pospelov have posited a new force of nature to explain the seeming shrinking of…
/Jul 21, 2014
Ready for the pop quiz? Learn more about particle physics, at more reasonable pace (http://perimeterinstitute.ca/research/research-areas/particle-physics/more-particle-physics), or watch Brian Shuve’s full…
/Apr 30, 2014