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Physicists at the largest particle accelerator in the world are set to announce their findings on the Higgs particle on Wednesday. Fermilab's Rob Roser joins us to discuss Fermilab's own results and what to expect tomorrow.

Asteroids, Peanut Allergies, Fossils & Dark Energy

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Neil Shubin

Hollywood loves it when giant rocks fall from space, but scientists assure us that the asteroid passing close to Earth tonight will NOT hit us. We have a close encounter with our science guy, Neil Shubin, who also has a little show-and-tell with a huge fossil.

Penguins, ADHD, Tevatron & Leonardo da Vinci

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Neil Shubin

Sniffing out relatives? It may not be the human way, but it works for one finely dressed bird. We explore penguin behavior and more in tonight's Scientific Chicago.

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MINOS far detector. Image credit: Fermilab

Did European scientists do the impossible and exceed the speed of light? They say they did; now west suburban Fermilab will conduct its own experiments on this. Eddie Arruza talks with a Fermilab scientist about the speed of light and what it all means.

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