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  1. Juiced-up Collider Set for Historic Discovery

    They aim to “rock the world” — with a tiny discovery. The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is firing up its Large Hadron Collider to attempt breakthroughs “more exciting” than the Higgs boson, the subatomic particle that netted the 2013 Nobel prize for physics. After a two-year upgrade hiatus, the accelerator is now twice as powerful and primed to detect “supersymmetric” particles, which might unravel why nature prefers matter over anti-matter. And that’s no small feat.

    Phys.org, The Independent

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