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2009-12-15 13:33:48

First-ever paper on Large Hadron Collider proton collisions published online in European Physical Journal C.

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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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2009-11-30 10:20:00

The "Big Bang" test at CERN in Switzerland achieved a world record Monday when beams were increased to the highest energy ever attained in a particle collider.

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2009-11-23 13:30:00

Scientists working on the world's biggest accelerator have restarted an experiment to recreate "Big Bang" conditions in an effort to better understand the origins of the universe.

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2009-11-21 06:50:00

The LArge Hadron Collider, which was shut down after its inauguration in September 2008 amid technical faults, restarted on Friday, a spokesman for the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) said.

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2009-11-18 06:00:00

According to the European Organization for Nuclear Research, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is expected to be restarted by this weekend after over a year of repairs.

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2009-10-27 11:25:00

Engineers have successfully injected beams of particles into two sections of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), marking the first time particle beams have been inside the LHC since it was shut down in September 2008.

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2009-10-17 07:50:00

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiment is now more frigid than deep space, making it one of the coldest locations in the Universe.

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2009-10-10 10:21:33

France has captured a worker at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) for alleged connections with al-Qaeda, officials announced.


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