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Don't miss the new documentary film Particle Fever. Not only does it take you behind the scenes at the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the Higgs boson, but it explains in everyday language just why the search for Higgs was so important, how the size of the particle is crucial to understanding the universe and whether we may be the only universe there is, and how the lives and reputations of scientists hinged on the 40-year quest. The filmmakers talk about it here.

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ChronoZoom ChronoZoom is an educational tool for teachers and students who want to put historical events in perspective. A great many resources have been created already in ChronoZoom for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Start Exploring Use ChronoZoom to get a perspective of the extensive scale of time and historical events relative to what happened around the world.

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