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Particle Colliders Yield Big Results When Limiting Chaos
2014-06-30 03:19:44

When beams with trillions of particles go zipping around at near light speed, there's bound to be some chaos. Limiting that chaos in particle colliders is crucial for the groundbreaking results such experiments are designed to deliver.

International Team Of LHC And Tevatron Scientists Join Forces
2014-03-19 17:36:39

Scientists working on the world’s leading particle collider experiments have joined forces, combined their data and produced the first joint result from Fermilab’s Tevatron and CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

2014-01-09 23:23:38

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2013-10-08 23:18:42

University of Maryland scientists played a significant role in the world-wide scientific collaboration that discovered the Higgs boson particle, confirming the theoretical work of François

You Are Invited To Join In On European Researchers’ Night
2013-09-18 12:31:23

CERN, ESA, ESO and UNESCO in partnership with the Italian Institute of Astrophysics invite the public to Origins 2013, an exceptional event taking place simultaneously in Geneva, Paris and Bologna on European Researchers’ Night, 27 September.

South Africa's First Hardware Contribution Delivered To ATLAS Detector At CERN
2013-09-05 12:50:55

Physicists from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg have reached an important milestone and have made the first South African contribution of a "piece of hardware" to the ATLAS Experiment on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization of Nuclear Research (CERN).

LHC Upgrade Could Create A New Physics
2013-04-03 11:39:00

Engineers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Cern, Switzerland have begun the process of upgrading. The $105-million upgrade should double the potential energy of what is already the world's most powerful particle accelerator.

Higgs Boson Finding Gets Strong Support From New Analyses
2013-03-14 11:52:04

Scientists from CERN say the latest analysis of data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator support the claim that scientists did in fact find the elusive Higgs boson particle last year.

LHC To Shut Down For Two Years
2013-02-16 10:08:41

The Large Hadron Collider was officially shut down early Thursday morning, beginning a two-year period of repair and upgrades.

Black Hole Research Nets Stephen Hawking $3 Million Prize
2012-12-11 08:41:39

One of the world’s most renowned physicists has likely got something bigger on his mind now than solving puzzles of the universe.


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