Possible Hints of the Higgs Remain in Latest Analyses
Source: BNL Posted: 12/19/11 Two experiments at the LHC have nearly eliminated the space in which the Higgs boson could dwell. However, the ATLAS and CMS experiments see modest excesses in their data that could soon uncover the famous missing piece of the physics puzzle.
Supernova Caught in the Act
Source: NSF Posted: 12/19/11 Data-enabled science allowed detection of Type Ia supernova just hours after explosion.
First Habitable Planet Discovered
Source: NASA/JPL Posted: 12/7/11 NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed its first planet in the 'habitable zone,' the region around a star where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface.
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