Physics: The waiting game

  title={Physics: The waiting game},
  author={G. Brumfiel},
A few physicists have spent decades searching for the rarest events in the Universe — and seen nothing. But their enthusiasm for the hunt is undimmed. Geoff Brumfiel asks what keeps them going. 
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