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Lab report

Research into antimatter, the mirror image of ordinary matter, comes closer to telling us why the universe isn’t empty
Philip Ball  

Lab report

Reviewing the "crisis" in British physics. And the work of Nobel-winning Japanese physicists is not as obscure as it seems—it's about why there is more than one single thing
Philip Ball  

A poet at Cern

As poet-in-residence at Cardiff astronomy department, I want to understand the sub-atomic science and the people behind the world's largest particle collider
Gwyneth Lewis  

Smashing open the universe

In 2007, a high-energy collider near Geneva could uncover some of the mysteries of the universe. And the search for the missing pieces of the Standard Model of particle physics may provide experimental proof for string theory and extra dimensions
Lisa Randall