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2008-09-20 12:15:00

The world’s largest physics experiment will be delayed for two months after the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experienced a meltdown due to a defective connection between two magnets, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (Cern) laboratory acknowledged.

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.

2008-09-15 18:00:13

NOW that the euphoria and hype surrounding the search for the Higgs boson - using the Large Hadron Collider at Cern - have eased somewhat, it is perhaps opportune to raise a couple of important questions on the methodology of physical science, which seem to have been largely ignored or forgotten in the meantime.

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2008-09-15 15:18:57

World Wide Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee believes a new system needs to be implemented to help separate Internet fact from fiction.

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2008-09-15 13:55:00

A spokesman for the world's most powerful physics experiment said part of the computer system of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was hacked into last Wednesday.

2008-09-15 09:00:48

Czech Republic: Czech companies participate in projects of the European Centre of Nuclear Research (CERN) having a seat in Geneve, Switzerland. Czech companies' supplies of goods for CERN's projects reached a value of CHF 5.8 mil, CEK 90 mil, in 2007. It was by CHF 1.5 mil more than in 2006.

2008-09-13 12:00:12

Hackers put a damper on celebrations of the Large Hadron Collider's successful start-up in Geneva, Switzerland, leaving a mocking message on its Web site.

2008-09-11 18:01:43

The potential for the world's largest atom smasher to destroy Earth is one question weighing on the minds of some lay people as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) prepares to go online Wednesday.

2008-09-12 00:00:09

LEADING ARTICLE Science has enjoyed an unusually high profile this week. It is rare for a laboratory experiment to get live coverage on the international news networks, but that was the honour bestowed on the switching on of the Large Hadron Collider at the Cern research centre in Switzerland.

2008-09-12 00:00:04

By The Associated Press GENEVA (AP) - A small blip on a computer screen sent champagne corks popping among physicists in Switzerland.


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