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Apr 23, 2015 01:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) now spans the diameter of our planet and, when the vast project goes online, astronomers will get their first glimpse of the bright ring surrounding a supermassive black hole.
Apr 10, 2015 05:20 PM ET // Icarus Interstellar
At a recent interstellar conference, some of the biggest names in starship design came together to formulate how we might reach out to another star.
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 30, 2015 01:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New simulations of the most energetic collisions in the universe are helping astrophysicists understand how gravitational waves are generated, possibly giving us an exciting glimpse into the future of gravitational astronomy.
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 11, 2015 01:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tomorrow, a set of four satellites will be launched into the Earth's magnetosphere to study the phenomenon of magnetic reconnection.
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.
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