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A Day In The Life: Cross-Sections

I thought I might take some time to describe what an experimental particle physicist actually does on a day-to-day basis.

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How Particle Physics Can Save Your Life

From new medicines to cancer treatment, the tools of particle physics play an important role in hospitals around the world.

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Physicist-Turned-Filmmaker Captures Seven Years Of ‘Particle Fever’

Theoretical physicist David Kaplan discusses his new documentary “Particle Fever,” which followed scientists around the world for seven years as they hunted for the Higgs boson.

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Couple's History Intertwined With 60 Years Of CERN

CERN laboratory, home of the Large Hadron Collider, will celebrate 60 years of pioneering scientific research and exciting discoveries this year. Two Italian physicists, Maria and Giuseppe Fidecaro, can tell you about nearly every one of those years.

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Particle Physics: Why Do It? And Why Do It *That* Way?

Who really cares about particles anyway? Why are particle physicists so interested in them?

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Why Particle Physics Matters

Particle physics has revolutionized the way we look at the universe. Along the way, it’s made significant impacts on other fields of science, improved daily life for people around the world and trained a new generation of scientists and computing professionals.

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