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CERN Scientists To Ramp Up LHC Output
2012-02-14 08:18:33

CERN physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva, Switzerland are to increase the machine’s energy output to embark on a last-ditch journey to find the elusive Higgs boson, a theoretical “God particle” that could change physics as we know it.

2011-12-13 22:48:46

Researchers have set a new world record for data transfer, helping to usher in the next generation of high-speed network technology.

Possible Higgs Boson Sighting Too Be Revealed Next Week
2011-12-08 13:18:18

Scientists will be revealing the outcome next week from their latest results of looking for the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

CERN Narrows Search For Higgs Boson
2011-11-25 06:10:31

The search for the elusive particle believed to help form the universe following the Big Bang nearly 14 billion years ago has been narrowed down to a specific location on the mass spectrum.

CERN Launches Upgrade Project For The Large Hadron Collider
2011-11-17 06:05:43

Physicists from around the world kicked off a major initiative on Wednesday to upgrade the Large Hadron Collider at CERN into a vastly more powerful space research machine by 2020.

Image 1 - Higgs Boson App Released For Android Devices
2011-10-10 08:30:44

Scientists at CERN have unveiled a new free app for Google Android phones and tablet computers that lets users see events unfolding live inside the particle accelerator in a 3D view.

Physicists Should Consider Their Carbon Footprint
2011-09-30 04:18:01

Physicists are being called upon to pull their weight when it comes to climate change.

Image 1 - Stampede Charges Computational Science Forward In Tackling Complex Societal Challenges
2011-09-23 04:31:46

New resource will bolster the computational capacity NSF can provide to the open science community.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.