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CERN discovers new fundamental particle

By Bryan Dyne, July 5, 2012

Results jointly released from the Large Hadron Collider have confirmed the existence of a new fundamental particle, which has the high possibility of being the long sought after Higgs boson.

Large Hadron Collider upgrade aids exploration of the origin of mass

By Bryan Dyne, April 13, 2012

What makes things heavy? How does the origin of mass connect with other physical theories? The Large Hadron Collider was built in Switzerland to experimentally test theoretical work that suggests an answer to these questions.

Tantalizing evidence of the Higgs boson

By Bryan Dyne, December 29, 2011

Physicists are close to confirming detection of the last undiscovered particle predicted by the “Standard Model” of particle physics.

Tentative evidence of particles travelling faster than light

By Margaret Bourne, November 4, 2011

Initial results from a group of scientists appear to indicate that neutrinos travel at a velocity greater than the speed of light.

Thomas S. Kuhn, post-modernism and materialist dialectics

By William Whitlow, October 28, 2011

William Whitlow replies to a reader’s inquiry about sociologist Thomas S. Kuhn, author of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.

CERN experiment weighs antimatter to unprecedented precision

By Bryan Dyne, August 26, 2011

The research provides further confirmation of quantum mechanics.

A further advance in quantum computing

By Bryan Dyne, August 12, 2011

A team led by Susumu Takahashi has pioneered a new step forward toward the development of a fully functional quantum computer.