Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

Peter Higgs Dies at 94

Just like Isaac Newton, Galileo and Albert Einstein, I’m not sure exactly when I became aware of Peter Higgs. He…

2 months ago

CERN Wants to Build an Enormous New Atom Smasher: the Future Circular Collider

One of my favourite science and engineering facts is that an underground river was frozen to enable the Large Hadron…

4 months ago

LHC Scientists Find Three Exotic Particles — and Start Hunting for More

Physicists say they've found evidence in data from Europe's Large Hadron Collider for three never-before-seen combinations of quarks, just as…

2 years ago

Large Hadron Collider Restarts, Shooting Protons at Record Energy Levels

Europe's Large Hadron Collider has started up its proton beams again at unprecedented energy levels after going through a three-year…

2 years ago

The Large Hadron Collider has been Shut Down, and Will Stay Down for Two Years While they Perform Major Upgrades

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is getting a big boost to its performance. Unfortunately, for fans of ground-breaking physics, the…

6 years ago

Another Strange Discovery From LHC That Nobody Understands

"Enhanced strangeness production" surprises experimenters at LHC's ALICE experiment.

7 years ago

Is A New Particle About To Be Announced?

The unexplained results from two separate experiments at the Large Hadron Collider point to the possible discovery of a new…

8 years ago

Who Discovered Helium?

In addition to its many commercial and scientific uses, helium is one of the most plentiful elements in our universe,…

8 years ago