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Seerat Chabba – Scientists say they have found a ‘fifth force of nature’

In a move that could completely alter our understanding of the universe, a new study confirmed the possible discovery of a fifth fundamental force of nature. Published by theoretical physicists from the University of California, Irvine, in the journal Physical Review Letters, the study comes a year after a group of experimental nuclear physicists at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences identified a …

Crazyland – Dmitry Orlov

A long time ago—almost a quarter of a century—I worked in a research lab, designing measurement and data acquisition electronics for high energy physics experiments. In the interest of providing motivation for what follows, I will say a few words about the job. It was interesting work, and it gave me a chance to rub shoulders (and drink beer) with …

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Harnessing “Black Holes”: The Large Hadron Collider – Ultimate Weapon of Mass Destruction

What would you have done to stop catastrophic events if you knew in advance what you know now. We have the moral obligation to take action in every way we can.  The future is in our hands. The stakes are the highest they have ever been. The Large Hadron Collider developed by the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN) is …