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Is It a Bug? A Star? No, Wait, It's a Particle!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.09.2014 | Science
Sidonie Sawyer

I know it's not always easy to grasp all the scientific gibberish and savant stories about particle acceleration, protons, matter/anti-matter, and the so-called "God particle" that we often read about in the press.

Arthur Christmas Preview Reveals the Celebrities Who Are Hiding Under Aardman's Tree

Jim Hill | Posted 12.27.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

To make "Arthur Christmas" the must-see family film of the holiday season, Aardman Animations has a secret weapon. They've loaded up Santa's support staff with celebrities.

Down to a Science

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jerry Zezima

Accelerated particles in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider have been known to travel 700 million miles per hour, which is almost as fast as some drivers go on Interstate 95 or the Long Island Expressway.

Hadron Collider: Beams Back On Big Bang Atom Smasher Sending Beams After Repairs

AP | ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

GENEVA — The world's largest atom smasher made another leap forward Monday by circulating beams of protons in opposite directions at the same ti...

Geneva Big Bang Machine Beats Chicago Lab Record

AP | ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

GENEVA — The world's largest atom smasher broke the world record for proton acceleration Monday, firing particle beams with 20 percent more powe...

Large Hadron Collider Smashes Its First Protons

AP | ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

GENEVA — The world's largest atom smasher used its accelerator Tuesday to speed up proton beams for the first time as scientists moved ahead in ...

Larry King Interviews The Large Hadron Collider (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The world's largest particle accelerator sat down for interview with Larry King. It can't talk, but that didn't seem to bother Larry, whose endless st...