Latest Large Hadron Collider Stories

2013-07-29 16:23:33

Albert Einstein's assertion that there's an ultimate speed limit – the speed of light – has withstood countless tests over the past 100 years, but that didn't stop University of California, Berkeley, postdoc Michael Hohensee and graduate student Nathan Leefer from checking whether some particles break this law.

2013-07-22 23:04:53

New novel aims to get teens interested in science through science fiction and old fashioned adventure. NEW YORK, N. Y.

New Magnet Set To Help LHC Reach New Heights
2013-07-15 04:55:21

Scientists have successfully tested a powerful new magnet that will be playing a big role in developing a new beam for CERN's Large Hadron Collider.

2013-07-03 15:07:08

A University of Oklahoma-developed theory provides the rationale for the next-generation particle accelerator—the International Linear Collider.

CERN Collaborates With Rackspace
2013-07-01 14:02:05

Cloud computing is attempting to boldly go further than computing systems have gone before, on a mission to discover the origins of the universe. CERN openlab will use Raskspace to deliver a hybrid cloud solution under a year-long agreement.

Team Creates 2 GeV Laser-Plasma Accelerator
2013-06-20 18:49:54

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world's largest and highest-energy particle accelerator. However, technology like this could one day be simply sitting on a tabletop.

CERN Scientists Continue The Hunt For World's First Web Page
2013-06-12 11:05:01

Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN, are working hard to uncover the world’s first Web page, but are struggling due to the nature of how data is shared.

CERN Finds Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry
2013-04-24 14:40:18

Scientists at CERN have submitted a paper to be published in the journal Physical Review Letters about the first observation of matter-antimatter asymmetry.

2013-04-05 11:40:48

Gordon, the unique supercomputer launched last year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, recently completed its most data-intensive task so far: rapidly processing raw data from almost one billion particle collisions as part of a project to help define the future research agenda for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

LHC Upgrade Could Create A New Physics
2013-04-03 11:39:00

Engineers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Cern, Switzerland have begun the process of upgrading. The $105-million upgrade should double the potential energy of what is already the world's most powerful particle accelerator.

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