A big bang: NIU exposes high school students to wonders of particle collisions, supercolliders

About two dozen high school students from across the region visited Northern Illinois University this week for a history lesson — and we’re talking ancient history, as in the birth of the universe. The students learned how high powered particle accelerators replicate

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Fermilab scientist to speak Friday on fossil fuels, sustainable energy during physics colloquium

G.P. Yeh, a division scientist with the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, will visit NIU to speak at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, on “The Energy Transformation.” Yeh’s lecture comes as part of the NIU Department of Physics colloquium and takes place in Room 200

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