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2010-06-23 11:35:00

Scientists have simulated what is thought to be the sounds made by sub-atomic particles when they are produced at the Large Hadron Collider.

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2010-04-08 15:02:57

A new high-speed integrated circuit to reliably transmit data in the demanding environment of the world's largest physics experiment is the fastest of its kind.

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2010-01-07 08:40:01

Three Iowa State University physicists who took winter trips to the Large Hadron Collider for meetings and experimental work are starting to see real data from the planet's biggest science experiment.

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2009-12-10 06:10:00

The largest atom smasher in the world has caught its first high-energy collision of protons, CERN announced on Wednesday.

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2009-06-05 14:05:00

The atom-smashing Large Hadron Collider is to run year-round to make up for the year lost to a helium leak, researchers in Geneva said.

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2008-11-07 10:25:00

A team of theoretical and experimental physicists, with participants from Case Western Reserve University, have designed a new black hole simulator called BlackMax to search for evidence that extra dimensions might exist in the universe.

2008-09-16 09:00:18

By EDD McCRACKEN EDINBURGH THE technology used in the search for the "God particle", which got under way in Switzerland last week, should have radical implications for how cancer is treated in Scotland, according to one of the top scientists involved in the project.

2008-09-11 15:00:12

By JUDY SIEGEL It probably won't turn out to be quite as exciting as a black hole swallowing up planet earth, but the world's largest ever experiment, which kicks off on Wednesday, is still likely to take human knowledge a thrilling leap forward.

2008-09-10 15:00:13

ANN ARBOR, Mich., PASADENA and BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marked the first-ever attempt to circulate a beam of subatomic particles around the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a gigantic particle accelerator spanning the French-Swiss border.

2008-09-05 12:00:00

By Rebecca McQuillan reports LOOK outside your window. Is it a beautiful day? Is it raining again? If so, welcome it, go out now in your socks and run about in it. Kiss a stranger. Make the most of every minute, because the doomsayers predict that we might not be here at Christmas.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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