May 9, 2012 In a time of budget woes, how much should a country invest in basic science research? Commentator Marcelo Gleiser says a country that stops investing in basic research compromises its future.
December 13, 2011 The Higgs might be found. The Higgs might not be found. After all that time and all that effort, the Higgs might not exist in the energies we can probe or, might not exist at all. More data, more observation will eventually give us the answer.
June 7, 2011 The strange existence of anti-matter and its radical imbalance as a cosmic constituent is a fundamental mystery that has persisted for eight decades. We may finally be poised to understand not only the universe that is but also the universe that might have been.
A view of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. For scale, note the workers toward the bottom of the image.
April 27, 2011 Rumors that the Higgs particle (aka the God particle) has been found teach us how large-scale science projects work and how science advances
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