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Students part of Nobel Prize history

Thousands of physicists from around the world, including some Fresno State faculty and students, worked for years at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) to discover the Higgs boson, or the “God particle.”

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Science that is out of this world

“The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance – the idea that anything is possible,” said Ray Bradbury, an American science-fiction writer.

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Professor brings atom smashing to campus

A Fresno State physics professor garnered a two-year, $620,000 grant for his work in atom smashing.

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Fresno State prof. earns $460K grant

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Elementary Particle Program awarded a California State University, Fresno professor with a $460,000 grant to work at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Physics reaches milestone

Fresno State helped make history over the summer as five physics students traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to participate in the landmark ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) project.

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