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Nuclear & particle physics

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News

LHCb bags two new baryonic strange-beauty particles

CERN experiment excels at measuring mass

Researchers tackle inner secrets of neutron stars

New method constrains possible forms of matter

Review breathes life into Yucca Mountain nuclear-waste site

Election fall-out and NRC resignation could also tip the balance towards Nevada facility

Fabiola Gianotti will take over as CERN boss

Particle physicist to become Geneva lab's first female director-general

In depth

Web life: Particle Clicker

Build your own simulated particle-physics experiment, one mouse click at a time

Between the lines

A book about the 1815 Tambora eruption and its effect on climate, plus a documentary film about Bruno Pontecorvo, reviewed by Margaret Harris and Tushna Commissariat

Leadership required

As CERN celebrates its 60th anniversary this month, Sharon Ann Holgate finds out what's expected of the lab's next director-general

Fantasy physics for nuclear testers

Edwin Cartlidge previews the ultimate role-playing game when physicists will scour Jordan for signs of a fictitious nuclear test