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Four decades of gluons

How a walk through CERN’s corridors helped lead to the discovery of the gluon forty years ago at the DESY laboratory

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18 June, 2019
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18 June, 2019
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Untangling the origin of string theory

Half a century ago, theorist Gabriele Veneziano visited CERN and wrote a paper that wound up marking the beginning of string theory

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Physics
28 November, 2018
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28 November, 2018
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Particle physics on the brain

Methods from theoretical physics are shedding light on the brain’s circuitry

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Physics
30 January, 2018
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30 January, 2018
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Why are theoreticians filled with wanderlust?

Fasten your seatbelts for a grand world tour in the fourth installment of our 'In Theory' series

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Physics
22 March, 2016

Are theoreticians just football fanatics?

In the third feature article of the In Theory series the theoreticians discuss what made them choose their field

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Physics
15 March, 2016
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Feature
15 March, 2016

Welcome to the Theory corridor

A photo essay introducing the Theory department at CERN and some of its theoreticians

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Physics
24 February, 2016
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24 February, 2016
In theory

ICTP: theorists in the developing world

ICTP director Fernando Quevedo talks to Antonella Del Rosso about the contribution that theorists make to society and why it deserves support

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Physics
12 December, 2014
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12 December, 2014
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ICTP: theorists in the developing world

ICTP director Fernando Quevedo talks to Antonella Del Rosso about the contribution that theorists make to society and why it deserves support

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Physics
12 December, 2014
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12 December, 2014
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Fifty years of Bell’s theorem

A paper by John Bell published on 4 November 1964 laid the foundations for the modern field of quantum-information science

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Physics
04 November, 2014
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04 November, 2014
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Theory at CERN turns 62

Cecilia Jarlskog looks at CERN Theory’s roots, and recalls some interactions with the organization

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At CERN
28 October, 2014
At CERN
Opinion
28 October, 2014
At CERN
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CERN theorist Slava Rychkov wins $100,000 New Horizons prize

The Fundamental Physics Foundation recognized Russian theorist Slava Rychkov for breathing new life into conformal field theory

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Physics
13 November, 2013

CERN theorist wins $100,000 New Horizons prize

The Fundamental Physics Foundation recognized Russian theorist Slava Rychkov for breathing new life into conformal field theory

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Physics
13 November, 2013