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Ancient pigments, modern mystery

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Ancient pigments, modern mystery

When Chinese workers searching for water found the famous Terracotta Warriors instead, they brought to light a scientific mystery.

Scientists progress toward plasma acceleration

Scientists have demonstrated the particle acceleration technique is powerful and efficient enough to drive future accelerators. 

Reading the heavens with your phone

Two groups have released early versions of apps to turn your smart phone into a cosmic ray detector.

The November Revolution

Forty years ago today, two different research groups announced the discovery of the same new particle and redefined how physicists view the universe.

The rise of astrostatistics

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The rise of astrostatistics

Astrophysicists and cosmologists are turning to statisticians to help them analyze an ever-increasing deluge of data.

Scientists mull potential gamma-ray study sites

An international panel is working to determine the two locations from which the Cherenkov Telescope Array will observe the gamma-ray sky.

The intersection of art and science

Statistician Edward Tufte turns scientific notations into artwork.

Fabiola Gianotti chosen as next head of CERN

The former head of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC will be the first female leader of Europe's largest particle physics laboratory.

TEDx goes to CERN

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TEDx goes to CERN

Inventors, educators and scientists inspired audiences at this year’s TEDxCERN.

Ancient pigments, modern mystery

signal to background

Ancient pigments, modern mystery

When Chinese workers searching for water found the famous Terracotta Warriors instead, they brought to light a scientific mystery.

The November Revolution

Forty years ago today, two different research groups announced the discovery of the same new particle and redefined how physicists view the universe.

The intersection of art and science

Statistician Edward Tufte turns scientific notations into artwork.

Scientists progress toward plasma acceleration

Scientists have demonstrated the particle acceleration technique is powerful and efficient enough to drive future accelerators. 

The rise of astrostatistics

signal to background

The rise of astrostatistics

Astrophysicists and cosmologists are turning to statisticians to help them analyze an ever-increasing deluge of data.

Fabiola Gianotti chosen as next head of CERN

The former head of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC will be the first female leader of Europe's largest particle physics laboratory.

Reading the heavens with your phone

Two groups have released early versions of apps to turn your smart phone into a cosmic ray detector.

Scientists mull potential gamma-ray study sites

An international panel is working to determine the two locations from which the Cherenkov Telescope Array will observe the gamma-ray sky.

TEDx goes to CERN

signal to background

TEDx goes to CERN

Inventors, educators and scientists inspired audiences at this year’s TEDxCERN.

Detectors in daily life

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Using the Higgs boson to search for clues

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Holographic universe experiment begins

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