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A Hubble Telescope for the Mind

This blog is the second in a series of guest posts on technology and the brain to celebrate Scientific American Mind’s 10-year anniversary.

October 21, 2014 — Hillel Adesnik

The Web Turns 25…Sort of

In March 1989, Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee proposed a way to link together documents on different computers that were connected to the Internet.

March 12, 2014 — Mark Fischetti

The Higgs at Last

After a three-decade search, scientists appear to have found the elusive particle. Its peculiar properties suggest a new era in physics could be about to dawn

May 21, 2013 — Michael Riordan, Guido Tonelli and Sau Lan Wu

Chat with Particle Fever’s Monica Dunford

If you’ve seen the movie, Particle Fever (You haven’t? You can get it live streaming on iTunes today, and at other VOD services July 15), then you are acquainted with the ebullient American physicist Monica Dunford, an experimental high-energy particle physicist who helped bring the ATLAS detector at CERN into operation for the first Large Hadron [...]

July 1, 2014 — Joanne Manaster
Physics Hasn’t Looked This Hot Since The Big Bang

Physics Hasn’t Looked This Hot Since The Big Bang

The ATLAS detector at CERN is overwhelming to mere mortals like myself. It’s one of four detectors along the Large Hadron Collider designed to detect the most fundamental particles in our universe.

August 16, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios

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