No new physics — yet

World's largest collider finds nothing to match odd results from its nearest rival

By Devin Powell, 11:18 AM July 26, 2011

After the two most powerful particle colliders in the world went toe-to-toe July 22 at the Europhysics Conference on High-Energy Physics in Grenoble, France, the result was a technical knockout.

New data from CERN’s Large Hadron Collider near Geneva delivered a serious blow to hints of unusual new physics coming out of the Tevatron at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Ill. With 70 trillion collisions under its belt, the LHC has so far been a stalwart defender of the sta...

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