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05.06.15
The Large Hadron Collider is smashing protons together again
05.06.15

The Large Hadron Collider is smashing protons together again

It's been a long wait, but finally CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is back doing what it does b...

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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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12.22.11
LHC discovers 'particle', starts repaying back that five billion
12.22.11

LHC discovers 'particle', starts repaying back that five billion

The Large Hadron Collider at CERN was built to discover new life forms and new civilizations part...

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06.07.11
Antimatter gets trapped for 15 minutes by CERN scientists, escapes unharmed
06.07.11

Antimatter gets trapped for 15 minutes by CERN scientists, escapes unharmed

Antimatter particles are elusive little critters that tend to disappear moments after being spott...

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05.22.11
Astronomers snap black hole murder in graphic detail (video)
05.22.11

Astronomers snap black hole murder in graphic detail (video)

We tend to imagine a black hole sucking everything around it straight into oblivion. The truth, h...

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11.08.10
Large Hadron Collider wants to make mini Big Bangs, Sheldon and Leonard disapprove
11.08.10

Large Hadron Collider wants to make mini Big Bangs, Sheldon and Leonard disapprove

The Large Hadron Collider has been busily colliding protons since it opened last year, but a new se...

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07.13.10
Has the Higgs Boson been discovered by LHC rival? Are we still here? (Update: No Higgs discovery, and we're still here)
07.13.10

Has the Higgs Boson been discovered by LHC rival? Are we still here? (Update: No Higgs discovery, and we're still here)

The Large Hadron Collider isn't the only bad boy on the block looking for the so-called God particl...

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03.19.10
LHC breaks its own energy record, still less powerful than Lady Gaga
03.19.10

LHC breaks its own energy record, still less powerful than Lady Gaga

The Large Hadron Collider is no stranger to setting energy records: back at the end of November it...

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03.25.07
Magnetic beads could peruse your innards
03.25.07

Magnetic beads could peruse your innards

We've got a sneaking suspicion that the whole idea of "minimally invasive" procedures will soon beco...

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