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Marcela Carena is a theoretical physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. She focuses on a theory called electroweak baryogenesis.
Homer Wolfe is the deputy convener of the Higgs Boson Working Group for the CDF experiment at Fermilab. His is also working on near-term upgrade development of the CMS experiment at CERN.
Adrian has been writing for a living since 1999 and has been a staff writer at Science since 2005. Before taking up his quill, Adrian earned a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics working on the CLEO experiment at Cornell University.