The Year in Physics

Hunting the "God particle," seeking invisibility, instant communication, and more.

Thursday, December 25, 2008

#2: The LHC Begins Its Search for the "God Particle"
After many years and billions of dollars, the LHC had its fateful first test run.

#7: Invisibility Becomes More than Just a Fantasy
Researchers are cloaking materials from light, sound, and even matter itself.

#43: Next-Level Quantum Spookiness
Photons instantaneously send signals over 11 miles. Einstein remains perplexed.

#70: A Single Electron Is Caught on Film
Scientists make one of the world's most remarkable movies.

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