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Local science enthusiasts and physics professionals throughout the Lone Star State are in for a Texas-sized treat this weekend as Texas A&M University plays host to the Texas sections of three major professional groups and a three-day showcase of international excellence in physics...

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After many years of effectively assisting both doctors and patients at Eye Health Services Inc., Randall C. Shepard '71 hopes to help future Aggies expand the boundaries of their own influence as they close in on the limits of the cosmos, thanks to a new endowed scholarship he recently created in the Texas A&M College of Science.

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There is a common misconception that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was built only to search for the Higgs boson. It is intended to answer many different questions about subatomic particles and the nature of our universe, so the collision data are reused by thousands of scientists, each studying their own favorite questions. Usually, a single analysis only answers one question, but recently, one CMS analysis addressed three different new physics: dark matter, extra dimensions and unparticles...

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Dr. George W. Kattawar, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive The Oceanography Society's 2014 Nils Gunnar Jerlov Award...

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has officially agreed to support the

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An international team of astronomers led by Texas A&M University's Kim-Vy Tran and using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has unexpectedly discovered the most distant cosmic magnifying glass yet, produced by a monster elliptical galaxy...

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A new documentary celebrating the life of visionary Texas businessman and global energy pioneer George P. Mitchell...

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On Friday (July 11), the DOE's Office of Science and NSF's Physics Division jointly announced they will back the Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Search, or SuperCDMS-SNOLAB experiment; the LUX-Zeplin experiment...

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An international team of astronomers has discovered a new exoplanet orbiting just one star in a two-star system -- a dynamic duo not only strikingly similar to our Earth and Sun but also key to the continuing evolution of planetary formation science...

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Texas A&M University physicist Tatiana Erukhimova has been honored by the Texas A&M chapter of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, as the 2014 recipient of the chapter's Outstanding Science Communicator Award in recognition of superior skill and dedication to improving science education...

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Texas A&M University junior physics major Nicholas P. Mondrik '15 has been named a 2014 Goldwater Scholar by the Goldwater Scholarship Foundation in recognition of outstanding academic achievement...

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The CDF collaboration at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) elected David Toback as co-spokesperson on March 17...

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Texas A&M University astronomer Kim-Vy Tran is one of four researchers featured in the Giant Magellan Telescope's Google+ month-long March series highlighting some of the women working on the Giant Magellan Telescope, from what sparked their interest in science to what inspires them today...

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Scientists working on the world's leading particle collider experiments have joined forces, combined their data and produced the first joint result from Fermilab's Tevatron and CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC)...

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Make a date for free family fun and experience the many wonders of science and technology this weekend at the 2014 Physics and Engineering Festival, scheduled for Saturday (March 22) on the Texas A&M University campus...

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