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Nuclear & particle physics

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News

The world of physics in 2015

Find out more about the key physics events of the coming year – and those we predict might happen

Medical-isotope breakthrough made at Canadian lab

Photo-neutron production of commercial molybdenum-99 is a first

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

In depth

A strong model, with flaws

John Moffat's survey of the history, achievements and flaws of the Standard Model of particle physics, reviewed by Sabine Hossenfelder

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