high-energy physics

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Europe’s high-energy physics lab near Geneva, Switzerland—Daniel Freedman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge and Peter van Nieuwenhuizen of Stony Brook University in New York. Zeeya Merali, Scientific American, "First Ever Picture of a Black Hole Scoops $3-Million Prize," 5 Sep. 2019 Fitting, then, that you are named for the pioneer in high-energy physics Enrico Fermi. Liz Kruesi, National Geographic, "Dear Fermi: What it means to see the universe's extremes," 11 June 2019 Since 1979, China and the United States have maintained a bilateral agreement, the Cooperation in Science and Technology, to jointly study fields like biomedicine and high-energy physics. Author: Ben Guarino, Emily Rauhala, William Wan, Anchorage Daily News, "China challenges American dominance of science," 4 June 2018 Since 1979, China and the United States have maintained a bilateral agreement, the Cooperation in Science and Technology, to jointly study fields like biomedicine and high-energy physics. Author: Ben Guarino, Emily Rauhala, William Wan, Anchorage Daily News, "China challenges American dominance of science," 4 June 2018 For much of the 20th century, when quantum physicists were making giant leaps in solid-state and high-energy physics, few of them bothered much about foundations. James Gleick, New York Times, "What Does Quantum Physics Actually Tell Us About the World?," 8 May 2018 Since 1979, China and the United States have maintained a bilateral agreement, the Cooperation in Science and Technology, to jointly study fields like biomedicine and high-energy physics. Author: Ben Guarino, Emily Rauhala, William Wan, Anchorage Daily News, "China challenges American dominance of science," 4 June 2018 Since 1979, China and the United States have maintained a bilateral agreement, the Cooperation in Science and Technology, to jointly study fields like biomedicine and high-energy physics. Author: Ben Guarino, Emily Rauhala, William Wan, Anchorage Daily News, "China challenges American dominance of science," 4 June 2018 Since 1979, China and the United States have maintained a bilateral agreement, the Cooperation in Science and Technology, to jointly study fields like biomedicine and high-energy physics. Author: Ben Guarino, Emily Rauhala, William Wan, Anchorage Daily News, "China challenges American dominance of science," 4 June 2018

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