Large hadron collider

06.17.14
Higgs boson pioneers are knighted by the Queen
06.17.14

Higgs boson pioneers are knighted by the Queen

Two UK scientists connected to the discovery of the Higgs boson in 2012 have been awarded one of B...

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07.02.13
Into the heart of CERN: an underground tour of the Large Hadron Collider (video)
07.02.13

Into the heart of CERN: an underground tour of the Large Hadron Collider (video)

"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." ― Lewis Carroll...

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03.27.13
Visualized: step inside CERN's particle-detecting Compact Muon Solenoid
03.27.13

Visualized: step inside CERN's particle-detecting Compact Muon Solenoid

It's spring maintenance time over at the Large Hadron Collider, and the folks at CERN have seen fi...

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10.11.12
Rovio and CERN teaming up on education: hopefully the Angry Birds help us this time [update]
10.11.12

Rovio and CERN teaming up on education: hopefully the Angry Birds help us this time [update]

The last time CERN and an angry bird met, it didn't end so well: the Large Hadron Collider overhea...

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08.04.12
Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids
08.04.12

Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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07.04.12
CERN confirms existence of new particle consistent with Higgs boson (video)
07.04.12

CERN confirms existence of new particle consistent with Higgs boson (video)

Physics' big announcement had more in common with a leaky product launch than the serious business...

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07.04.12
CERN update on its search for Higgs boson starts at 3AM ET (video)
07.04.12

CERN update on its search for Higgs boson starts at 3AM ET (video)

The cat would appear to be out of the bag, but if you must find out about the status of the Higgs...

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07.03.12
Higgs boson just may, possibly, more or less be proven to exist by ATLAS and CMS teams
07.03.12

Higgs boson just may, possibly, more or less be proven to exist by ATLAS and CMS teams

We had a false alarm over the possible discovery of the theory-unifying Higgs boson last year, but...

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06.08.12
Large Hadron Collider affected by full moon, ocean commiserates
06.08.12

Large Hadron Collider affected by full moon, ocean commiserates

Large Hadron Collider not running properly? If you've read the docs and restarted it, check for a...

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