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US atom smasher may have found new force of nature watch

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    Data from a major US atom smasher lab may have revealed a new elementary particle, or potentially a new force of nature that could expand our knowledge of the properties of matter, physicists say

    Interesting.. :yep:

    http://uk.news.yahoo.com/18/20110406...f-e123fef.html
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    Tevatron!
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    Is this one of those things that is really amazing but may not have a pratical purpose for awhile?
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    Hopefully this is actually something significant and not just "we're due to be replaced by the LHC and shut down, please extend our funding!".
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    Brian Cox tweeted that this could be a revolutionary discovery that would completely change the Standard Model. But there just isn't enough data yet to be anything conclusive.
 
 
 
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