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SMU scientists celebrate Nobel Prize for Higgs discovery

SMU’s experimental physics group played a pivotal role in discovering the Higgs boson — the particle that proves the theory for which two scientists have received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences today awarded … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: CERN scientists close in on Higgs boson

In a giant game of hide and seek, physicists say there are indications they finally may have found evidence of the long sought after fundamental particle called the Higgs boson. Researchers at Switzerland-based CERN, the largest high-energy physics experiment in … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: SMU physicist earns DOE Early Career Award

SMU physicist Pavel Nadolsky will receive $750,000 over five years to fund his work in modeling particle interactions through a new program administered by the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Nadolsky, assistant professor of theoretical physics in … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: The tiny circuit that could

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Research Spotlight: Top quark helps in hunt for Higgs boson

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