We all know the Large Hadron Collider is going to bring about the end of the world some day by opening a portal to a hostile alien dimension, and will probably manage that before it manages to locate the Higgs boson. If you aren't a huge LHC fan wearing a big LHC foam hand, you probably only know the general gist of the LHC: It accelerators particles and smashes them together.
The Large Hadron Collider will soon resume its search for new particles, and it's kicking its energy levels up a notch to do it. CERN's research director promises we will know the truth about the Higgs boson by the end of 2012. More... Read Post
What's it like to live and work in the world's most famous physics mecca? Suzanne Moore went to Geneva, Switzerland to meet the scientists who study particle physics at CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider and the Higgs Boson — a... Read Post