Particle accelerator

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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05.04.12
CERN scientists explain what would happen if you put your hand in the LHC's beam (video)
05.04.12

CERN scientists explain what would happen if you put your hand in the LHC's beam (video)

Sure, concerns about the Large Hadron Collider creating a world-destroying black hole may have bee...

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04.18.12
Handmade particle accelerator unveiled at Milan Design Week, Higgs-Boson a no-show
04.18.12

Handmade particle accelerator unveiled at Milan Design Week, Higgs-Boson a no-show

When it comes to particle science, it's not all about huge winding tunnels and god particles. Supe...

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02.14.12
Large Hadron Collider to increase beam energy: Higgs boson can run, not hide
02.14.12

Large Hadron Collider to increase beam energy: Higgs boson can run, not hide

We've seen the Large Hadron Collider running at a record-breaking 7 TeV for short periods, but now...

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12.13.11
CERN: 'Don't believe the Higgs-Boson hype' (update: not yet)
12.13.11

CERN: 'Don't believe the Higgs-Boson hype' (update: not yet)

CERN is pouring cold water on the rumor it's gonna announce the discovery of the Higgs at today's...

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09.30.11
Pour one out for the Tevatron particle accelerator, because it's shutting down today
09.30.11

Pour one out for the Tevatron particle accelerator, because it's shutting down today

The eyes of the physics community are collectively fixed upon Illinois today, where, later this...

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