As one of the most ambitious studies of space and time — recreating the origins of our universe and solving some of the biggest riddles of physics — the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, deep below the Franco-Swiss border, is an incredible inspiration for science. And art.
I spent an hour or so on Skype with a former student on Tuesday, talking about how physics is done in the CMS collaboration at the Large Hadron Collider. It’s always fascinating to get a look at a completely different way of doing science– as I said when I explained my questions, the longest author…
A team of physicists from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the French CNRS has predicted deviations in the probability of one of the B meson decays that have been detected experimentally in the Large Hadron Collider accelerator at CERN. Show More Summary
Sound artist Bill Fontana taps into the music of the Large Hadron Collider. When Bill Fontana visits a cafe, he’s one of many customers wearing headphones. To a casual observer, he looks like someone in his own private world, cut off...Show More Summary
Somehow, this is all the Large Hadron Collider's fault.
The Large Hadron Collider produces 600 million particle collisions a second that must be sifted through to find the most interesting physics, allowing physicists to spot interesting particles such as the Higgs boson.
HOUSTON – (July 19, 2013) – A discovery facilitated by Rice University's contribution to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will impact scientists' search for dark matter in the universe. read more
After a quarter of a century of searching, physicists have discovered a rare particle decay that gives them an indirect way to test models of new physics. Researchers on the CMS and LHCb collaborations at the Large Hadron Collider a...
Scientists in the US LHC Accelerator Research Program have successfully tested superconducting magnets needed to increase LHC collisions tenfold. In the past four years, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have accomplished unprecedented...Show More Summary
A new theory provides the rationale for the next-generation particle accelerator -- the International Linear Collider. The discovery of the Higgs boson at the CERN Large Hadron Collider in Geneva Switzerland this past year prompted particle...Show More Summary
A University of Oklahoma-developed theory provides the rationale for the next-generation particle accelerator—the International Linear Collider. The discovery of the Higgs boson at the CERN Large Hadron Collider in Geneva Switzerland...Show More Summary
"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." ? Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland I've been to see ALICE -- though there was no looking glass to jump through, just a retina scanner and one very long elevator ride down into the earth. Show More Summary
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is currently undergoing some major upgrades, which will bring scientists closer than ever before to the secrets of the universe when the particle accelerator is up and running again in 2015. This weekShow More Summary
With one switch, everything changes. Another fascinating documentary added to our watch list. Our friends at IMPAwards have pointed out a new poster for Particle Fever, a doc about the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland and the search for Higgs boson. Show More Summary
Check out this sweet LEGO scale model of the Large Hadron Collider's ATLAS particle detector assembled by scientist Sascha Mehlhase. Thanks to 10,000 people who voted for this model on the LEGO enthusiast site Cuusoo, you may soon be able to build your own if the toy company decides to pick it up and put it into production.
CERN is making the infrastructure that handles the data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) more flexible by upgrading it with OpenStack for virtualization and Puppet for configuration management. The research organization's objective...Show More Summary
This ATLAS mini model is gathering votes. (Credit: Sascha Mehlhase) Unfortunately, the Large Hadron Collider is too big to bring home and put on display in your living room. Scientist Sascha Mehlhase created a 4,500-piece Lego model of the collider back in 2011 at a cost of about $2,700. Show More Summary
To deal with multiple increasingly data-hungry experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN has built an addition to its data center—in Budapest. Today in Budapest, CERN marked the completion of an extension of its data center that...Show More Summary
A rendering of the International Linear Collider, which could be build in the Japanese mountains. (Credit: Rey Hori/KEK) The Large Hadron Collider is a monumentally awesome machine, and has given us tentative confirmation of the existence...Show More Summary
An artist honors the people and science of the CMS collaboration. There’s a new splash of color at Point Five, the home of CMS detector on the Large Hadron Collider. Five vivid banners drape the gray walls of the complex, lending the warehouse a cathedral-like atmosphere. Show More Summary