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Abstract: “Results are presented from searches for the standard model Higgs boson in proton-proton collisions at root s = 7 and 8 TeV in the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at...

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Abstract: “Tandem solar cells provide an effective way to harvest a broader spectrum of solar radiation by combining two or more solar cells with different absorption bands. However, for polymer...

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Our Special Topics analysis of supersymmetry research over the past decade shows that the work of Professor John Ellis ranks at #1 by total citations and by total papers, based on 134 papers cited...

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According to our Special Topics analysis on graphene research over the past decade, the scientist whose work ranks at #1 by total cites is Dr. Kostya Novoselov, with 33 papers cited a total of 2,...

Mars Mission rover. Photo: REUTERS/Fred Prouser
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NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity, is the seventh visitor to the red planet, and by far the most ambitious mission of planetary exploration ever attempted. Curiosity’s task is to determine...

Underwater antineutrino detectors at the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment in China
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Particle physics is currently going through a period of rapid progress on the puzzle of the origin of mass. On 14 March 2013, news of the tentative confirmation of the Higgs boson, with a mass 250...

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Our Special Topics analysis of supersymmetry research over the past decade shows that the work of Professor Mirjam Cvetic ranks #8 by total citations, based on 62 papers cited a total of...

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In December 2010 ScienceWatch presented its annual "Top 20" listings of countries (across all 22 fields), which as of the latest bimonthly update of Essential Science Indicators, achieved...

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When ScienceWatch last visited the topic of multiauthor papers back in 2007, the signs were unclear as to whether the trend of reports listing untold hundreds of authors was perhaps...

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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, launched in 2006, is now in the final stage of its journey to Pluto. This is a flyby mission, like the Voyager 1 and 2 missions to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and...

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The biggest mystery in modern cosmology is to understand why the expansion rate of the universe is accelerating. The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for the discovery of the acceleration,...

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According to our Special Topics analysis of supersymmetry research over the past decade, the work of Nima Arkani-Hamed ranks at #2 by impact and #10 by citations in our special dataset,...

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