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Hadron Collider

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.

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.

'Big Bang' Machine Smashes Old Energy Record

AP | Posted 04.06.2012 | Science

GENEVA -- Scientists say a Big Bang machine, where high-energy beams of protons are sent crashing into each other at incredible speeds, is now able to...

Telework, Silver Bullets, Black Holes and a Dog Named "Cheeto"

Josh Sawislak | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business
Josh Sawislak

I am not convinced that working from home every day with zero interaction with collaborators is the best solution for most people. And there is a very simple reason for why it's not ideal: we are all human.

The End Of Discovery

Russell Stannard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Russell Stannard

Science will one day grind to a halt. All I am pointing out is that one day these endeavours will fizzle out. And that will not be when we have discovered everything, leaving no unanswered questions.

Atom Smasher Set For Record Collisions

AP | ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

GENEVA — The world's largest atom smasher is ready to start a new era of science, colliding beams of protons to learn more about the make up of ...

Atom smasher sets record for beam energy

AP | ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

GENEVA — Operators of the world's largest atom smasher on Friday ramped up their massive machine to three times the energy ever previously achie...

Woman Tries To Shut Down Large Hadron Collider Over Apocalypse Fears

Telegraph | Published: 12:02PM GMT 09 Mar 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A German woman has failed in a bid to force her country's government to halt experiments at the world's largest atom smasher which she feared would le...

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 ...

Hadron Collider Hits Its Record

AP | ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

GENEVA — The world's largest atom smasher has recorded its first high-energy collisions of protons, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Physicists ho...

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...

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...