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Particle Collider

Why Physics Experiments at the Subatomic Level May Cause 'Unknown Unknowns' to Destroy the World

Peter Reynosa | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics
Peter Reynosa

The idea that science is going to create or unleash a Frankenstein that may kill all of us has been around for a couple of centuries, but lately this particular type of scare has grown.

Future Atom Smashers May Dwarf Today's Biggest

LiveScience | Katia Moskvitch | Posted 02.15.2014 | Science

LONDON — So, physicists have found the Higgs boson. What next? It took three years for the world's most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Ha...

Particle Trap Reveals Key Antimatter Properties

Posted 03.26.2013 | Science

By: Live Science Staff Published: 03/25/2013 01:43 PM EDT on LiveScience Scientists say they've made the most precise measurements to date of the...

Nation's Last Collider Should Be Shut Down, Panel Says

| Posted 02.04.2013 | Science

By John Matson In a narrowly decided vote, an advisory panel to federal nuclear science agencies has recommended closing a particle collider at B...

Physicists Use Particle Colliders To Make 'Soup'

Posted 07.20.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 07/19/2012 02:11 PM EDT on LiveScience The primordial soup of matter that existed only s...

Chicago Helps Crack Code to the Matter of Life, Doesn't Get Invited to God Particle Party

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 08.27.2012 | Chicago
Roxane Assaf Lynn

Imagine being part of the discovery of something that potentially cracks the code to the origins of the universe by understanding the structure of matter.

New Discovery Could Lead To 'God Particle'

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 09.20.2011 | Technology

A team of scientists believe they are one step closer to discovering the hypothetical Higgs boson particle (aka 'God particle'). Physicists working...

Super Symmetry: Painting the Particle Accelerator

Seth Curcio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Seth Curcio

The twentieth century has provided a plethora of methods to communicate quickly to the masses, and it is becoming increasingly rare to find anyone tak...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

OSU Profs Talk Successes, Failures Of Particle Accelerator

The Lantern | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Large Hadron Collider set a world record for the highest-energy man-made particle collisions on Tuesday. The LHC won't destroy the world, but i...

New Rule: Circle Jerk

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Maher

2008-09-17-maher2.jpg Now that you turned it on and the world did not end, you can stop trying to make me give a rat's ass about the Large Hadron Collider.

Left Behind

Patrick Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Barry

By Pat Barry and Hanna Lundqvist It's easy to look at science as an apolitical issue, something apart from partisan discord. But today's news of the...