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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.

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.

2008-09-11 09:00:12

By James Thalman Deseret News and Alexander G.

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2008-09-11 09:05:00

Experts in labs across the globe celebrated the first monumental achievement of a test conducted by the immensely complex Large Hadron Collider (LHC) on Wednesday.

2008-09-11 00:00:08

By Paul Vallely Between Ourselves Last weekend, my eight-year-old climbed into the cockpit of a Spitfire to have his photograph taken at the Southport Air Show. No sooner was he out of the plane's bucket-seat than his mother was climbing in for a picture. She was followed by her father.

2008-09-11 00:00:02

By Andy McSmith The world watched and waited for the greatest experiment in history to begin.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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