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And now, here are marshmallow Peeps operating the Large Hadron Collider [Goofballery]

3 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The best uses for marshmallow Peeps have nothing to do with eating them. When they're not busy exploding in microwaves, bunny and chick-shaped Peeps are making important discoveries in the field of particle physics. Take a look inside the sugary search for the Higgs Just Born. More »
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The Large Hadron Collider may soon prove supersymmetry theory is wrong [Physics]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (4 years ago)

Supersymmetry holds that all the subatomic particles we know have counterparts that are almost exactly the same, only much, much heavier. But the Large Hadron Collider hasn't found any supersymmetric particles yet, and they're runni... Read Post

Physics PhD students make a zombie movie at the Large Hadron Collider facility

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (2 years ago)

Think you've seen every single twist on the zombie movie? Decay has something that no other zombie flick does: the Large Hadron Collider. A group of Physics PhD students filmed their horror movie against the photogenic particle acce... Read Post

The Large Hadron Collider may have discovered why we don't live in a universe of antimatter [Physics]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

The Large Hadron Collider is constantly on the hunt for "new physics" — discoveries that confound and expand our current understanding of the universe... and it may have found one in the decay patterns of a subatomic particle and it... Read Post

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