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Feb 25, 2015 12:20 PM ET
Version 2.0 of CERN's large hadron collider is set to get back in the discovery business next month, boasting twice the power, tougher wiring, better cooling systems, and upgraded cameras.
Jun 23, 2014 02:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Physicists of one LHC experiment have announced tantalizing evidence that the Higgs doesn't only decay into other bosons; it also has the ability to decay into fermions. Continue reading →
Jun 7, 2014 12:48 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Although it is just a hint, LHCb physicists are baffled as to why the production of electrons, muons and taus should be defying Standard Model predictions. Continue reading →
Apr 7, 2014 12:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To prepare humanity's most complex machine for its next round of awesome physics, it's not simply a question of flicking the 'on' switch. Continue reading →
Aug 2, 2013 12:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It seems that at every turn, the Standard Model of physics reinforces its death choke around the Universe as we know it -- but are physicists beginning to see data that bucks this trend? Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2013 02:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Large Hadron Collider scientists have detected an ultra-rare subatomic decay for the first time, a decay that is predicted by the Standard Model -- unfortunately, that's one hefty blow against supersymmetry. Continue reading →
Jul 5, 2013 05:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Can the hunt for the Higgs boson finally be laid to rest? No -- physicists have only just begun. Continue reading →
May 17, 2013 06:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has recreated the world's tiniest droplets of a primordial state of matter that last existed moments after the Big Bang, some 13.82 billion years ago. Continue reading →
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