Particle Physics

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entanglement experiment

Physicists in the Netherlands performed quantum entanglement experiments using electrons in diamonds located at labs (left and right of aerial photo) far enough apart to confirm that no hidden signal could be influencing the results.

quarks and gluons

INGREDIENTS  Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider slams protons and neutrons together, breaking the subatomic particles into a soup of their core ingredients — quarks and particles called gluons (illustrated)

dinosaurs

DONE IN BY DARK MATTER  Particle physicist Lisa Randall says that dark matter in the galaxy may have redirected the space rock that killed the dinosaurs toward Earth.

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