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Hard Work in 2014 for LHC to Be Ready in 2015

Alice Bean | Posted 03.08.2015 | Science
Alice Bean

For our research at the Large Hadron Collider with the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment, 2014 was a year of hard work. The LHC has been in a planned shutdown since 2013 and the plan is to start giving proton-proton collisions again in mid-2015.

Particle Fever Hits VOD: How Indie Cinema Happens

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.14.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

This summer may pack plenty of silver-screen explosions, but how many of them tell you what you're made of?

Top 10 Physics Findings That Will Tangle Your Brain

David Blake | Posted 05.26.2014 | Science
David Blake

There's a reason Albert Einstein always looked like he'd stuck his finger in a light socket: Physicists spend their days doing some of the most mind-blowing research in science. Here are 10 physics findings that will cramp your brain and make your hair stand on end.

WATCH: Famous Higgs Particle Explained By Its Namesake

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.18.2014 | Science

Does the Higgs boson still leave you scratching your head? Scientists at CERN in Switzerland made a huge splash in 2012 when they discovered what t...

Legendary Physicist Disappointed By Higgs Boson

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 11.16.2013 | Science

The discovery of the once-elusive Higgs boson particle after a decades-long hunt is widely regarded as a major breakthrough, but legendary physicist S...

A Fool for Love

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rea Nolan Martin

There are many who believe that a world filled with this degree of peace, love and harmony (our true nature) will exist only following an apocalyptic battle that will destroy humanity in the physical realm. But I'm not among them.

What Would God Think of the God Particle? (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.28.2013 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

If God exists, the deity must be smiling. For behind the high fives and hoopla over the Higgs boson, there's a growing doubt that we are anywhere near to understanding the nature of reality. These doubts arise from two major sources.

What Would God Think of the God Particle? Part 1

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

The award of the Nobel Prize in physics generally creates a mental blur for most people, since no one can comprehend the current state of physics without training in advanced mathematics. This year was somewhat different, thanks to a nickname.

The Essential Pursuit of Science

Victor Stenger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Victor Stenger

No one can predict what practical applications can come out of the basic scientific research being done today, but history shows that without basic science we can expect little human progress.

2 Win Nobel Prize For Physics

Posted 10.09.2013 | Science

Francois Englert and Peter W. Higgs won the 2013 Nobel Prize For Physics on Tuesday for their research into the Higgs boson particle, nicknamed the "G...

Ironic End to a Big Science Project

Christopher T. Hill | Posted 11.30.2013 | Science
Christopher T. Hill

It is the height of irony that at the same time the SSC perished, the community of academic economists was finally comprehending, in detail, what actually causes economies to grow and prosper.

Magnet May Help Unveil Mysterious Particle's Properties

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 07.14.2013 | Science

A powerful new magnet to replace existing ones in the world's largest atom smasher, the Large Hadron Collider, just passed its first test with flying ...

New Year's Resolutions From a New Particle: An Imagined Message From the Higgs Boson, Personified

Sarah Demers | Posted 02.19.2013 | Science
Sarah Demers

This past year has been a momentous one for me. Two research groups found hints that something like me might exist. Two even larger research groups found conclusive evidence that something like me does exist. You people certainly are cautious.

CERN Discovery Confirmed, Becomes Real Science

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Science

While the big announcement about the discovery of a subatomic particle thought to be the Higgs boson made waves around the world in July as one of the...

The Inside Story of a Higgs Boson Theory

Gerald Stanford Guralnik | Posted 10.14.2012 | Science
Gerald Stanford Guralnik

As I marveled at the precision of last month's experimental results of the Higgs boson, I reflected on my part in constructing that radical theory in 1964. The adventure had some wonderful, scary and even embarrassing moments.

What Is the Higgs Boson and Why Does It Matter?

Jim Baggott | Posted 09.19.2012 | Science
Jim Baggott

Peter Higgs had published the paper that was to bind him forever to the particle that bears his name in 1964, and had waited nearly fifty years for some kind of vindication. "I'm relieved it's coming to an end. It will be nice after all this time to be proved right."

Did God Discover the God Particle?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

"Why are we here?" is a universal question, and to answer it, you must ask "Why are we conscious? Where did mind come from?" After all, if the observer plays such a key role in turning waves into particles, you can't get very far if you don't know what the observer is actually doing.

Dancers Take Over CERN Campus, Posing As 'Time'

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home

It's not all microscopes and lab coats at the Higgs boson headquarters on the Swiss-French border. Well, it is, but there's also some art going on...

When Worlds Collide

Kate Clinton | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Kate Clinton

Researchers Large Hadron Collider straddling the Swiss-French border recently found the footprint of the so-called God particle and it's not Roger Federer.

WATCH: Higgs Boson & Mass, Explained By MinutePhysics

Posted 07.16.2012 | Science

Following CERN's big Higgs boson announcement, the popular YouTube channel MinutePhysics released a short and sweet video explaining the standard mode...

'God Particle' Ignites Fierce Debate Over Science And Religion

Religion News Service | Chris Lisee | Posted 07.14.2012 | Religion

(RNS) The Higgs boson is perhaps better known by its sexier nickname: the "God particle." But in fact, many scientists, including the physicist for...

The Higgs Boson: What We Can Learn

Shelly Palmer | Posted 09.12.2012 | Science
Shelly Palmer

Try to contain your excitement. Particle physics is not generally a pop-culture vocation. But this week, particle physicists were all over the news.

Was Satyendranath Bose Merely Lucky to Have the Bosons Named After Him?

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Sreedhar Pillai

Now that God particle has reinvented Satyendranath Bose's greatness for the world, it has become all the more important that a modern and emerging India do everything to unearth the greatness and increase the awareness of its immortal scientist.

Higgs Boson - So What?

Michael Tuts | Posted 09.10.2012 | Science
Michael Tuts

What is the universe? What are we made of? What is our future fate? Do we live in more than three-space dimensions? These and many other questions like them can inspire the next generation.

God Particle: An Article Of Faith

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.09.2012 | Religion
Sunil Adam