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Apr 1, 2015 01:56 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
WATCH LIVE: Tonight, at 7 p.m. EDT, The Perimeter Institute will be hosting a special lecture by British physicist Jon Butterworth who works on the ATLAS detector at the LHC.
Mar 31, 2015 02:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The problem electrical short at one of the Large Hadron Collider's electromagnets has been fixed, clearing the way for protons to begin zooming around the 17 mile ring as early as this weekend.
Mar 24, 2015 03:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Unfortunately, an electrical glitch has put the breaks on the Large Hadron Collider's grand reboot this week -- but it's not the end of the world.
Mar 6, 2015 01:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the largest and most complex machine ever constructed, so it can be hard to fully appreciate its scale.
Mar 5, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The hunt for the source of dark matter is one of the most hotly anticipated searches of our time and the Higgs boson might be able to light the way to a possible dark matter discovery.
Feb 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The world's biggest and most powerful particle smasher is gearing up for hunt for new particles, including mysterious dark matter and clues for supersymmetry.
Dec 17, 2014 08:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a proposed experiment for the newly-recommissioned Large Hadron Collider, physicists want to focus on the Higgs boson for clues as to why the universe is filled with matter and not antimatter.
Dec 14, 2014 08:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The LHC is on the verge of restarting for its second 3-year run that will see it double its collisional energy and dramatically step-up the search for new physics.
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