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Astronomers revisit dwarf stars’ promise

October 31, 2013 Leave a comment

Data from the Kepler space telescope suggest it may be fruitful to search for life around cool, dwarf stars: article in Nature.

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Experiment sees no sign of dark matter

October 30, 2013 Leave a comment

The Large Underground Xenon Experiment reports its first results.

Experiment weighs in on dark matter controversy

October 25, 2013 Leave a comment

The Large Underground Xenon experiment, at Sanford Underground Laboratory in South Dakota, is close to releasing its first results. See also my earlier blog post.

Fake data to help dark energy quest

October 25, 2013 Leave a comment

Physicists capture measurement in slow motion

October 10, 2013 Leave a comment

Physicists have made a slow-motion movie of quantum collapse — story for Nature.

Higgsogenesis

October 4, 2013 Leave a comment

The Higgs particle may have set the density of dark matter, and produced the asymmetry between matter and antimatter.

Physicists improve on Feynman diagrams

October 4, 2013 Leave a comment

This story for Nature discusses alternative ways of representing scattering particles, research that might be helpful in the quest to unify quantum mechanics with Einstein’s General theory of Relativity.

Categories: Particle Physics, Physics