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Large Hadron Collider back on line

As the saying goes, you can't keep a good particle accelerator down. In Switzerland, CERN announced that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is back online after a major overhaul and refit. This power-up of the most powerful particle accelerator in the world marks the culmination of two years of work.

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The lighter side of dark matter

Despite the fact that nearly 85 percent of the mass of the universe is theorized to be dark matter, no direct evidence has yet proved that it actually exists. Researchers have theorized the existence of a new "lighter" dark matter particle in an effort to unravel the mystery.

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