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Short Circuit Snags Giant Atom Smasher Restart

Posted March 25th, 2015 at 5:29 pm (UTC+0)
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CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, has run into a bit of a snag in its plans to have its upgraded Large Hadron Collider (LHC) — the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator — up and running by this week for its second three-year run. Officials are suggesting that the delay in getting […]

Science Images Blog

Posted September 10th, 2013 at 7:22 pm (UTC+0)
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Science Images of the Week

Posted June 21st, 2013 at 7:33 pm (UTC+0)

Scientists Confirm Higgs Boson Discovery

Posted March 15th, 2013 at 6:25 pm (UTC+0)

Scientists working with the world’s largest atom smasher say the mystery particle they found last summer was a Higgs boson, which is believed to give mass to everything in the universe. However, while the physicists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) confirm the particle is a Higgs boson, it doesn’t appear to have […]

Does ‘God Particle’ Spell End of the Universe?

Posted February 20th, 2013 at 8:11 pm (UTC+0)

Last summer, when scientists finally cornered the elusive building block of the universe known as the Higgs boson, they apparently also discovered something else: that the universe’s days might be numbered. “It may be that the universe we live in is inherently unstable,” said Joseph Lykken, a theoretical physicist from the U.S. Department of Energy’s […]

Science Images of the Week

Posted January 25th, 2013 at 5:50 pm (UTC+0)
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