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Why basic scientific research matters

On the NewsHour Monday, science correspondent Miles O’Brien took a tour of SNOLab, the underground physics laboratory, about 250 miles north of Toronto, that is trying to answer one of the great mysteries of the universe: what is…

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Scientists search for understanding of dark matter

At the bottom of a nickel mine near Sudbury, Ontario, scientists at one of the world's most sophisticated particle physics observatories are investigating one of the biggest mysteries of the cosmos: What is dark matter? Science correspondent Miles O'Brien helps…

Disappointed scientists learned this week that the Large Hadron Collider -- the most powerful particle collider ever built -- will be shut down until next spring after an electrical glitch sparked a helium leak in the machine's 17 miles of…

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