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We might have found the Higgs boson, but the search for new physics at the LHC isn't over yet.

If you thought that billiards was a harmless game to play in the pub, think again. It's a breeding ground for chaos!

One thing that makes TV game shows fun to watch is that there's usually an element of luck involved. But how (un)lucky is (un)lucky? We look at the probabilities of two popular examples.

Why does time have a direction?

Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!

The early 1950s were an experimental gold mine for physicists, with new particles produced in accelerators almost every week. Yet the strong nuclear force that acted between them defied theoretical description, sending physicists on a long and arduous journey that culminated in several Nobel prizes and the exotic concept of "asymptotic freedom".