Experiments at the Large Hadron Collider suggest that muons and other “second-generation particles” obtain their mass from interacting with the Higgs, further strengthening the Standard Model.
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David Spergel, Director of the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Astrophysics, describes how the combined power of three next-generation facilities could lift the veil on dark matter, dark energy and other cosmic mysteries.
Quantum computers could make encryption a thing of the past, but 15 contenders are trying to prove they have what it takes to safeguard your data.
The third and final mission of the month to the red planet lifted off on Thursday.