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CERN Physicists Have Discovered A Batch Of New Exotic Particles

Scientists working at CERN have found four new “tetraquark” particles comprised of the same four subatomic building blocks. These exotic particles don’t last very long, and they probably don’t play an important cosmological role, but the discovery reveals the surprising diversity of the tetraquark family.

Report: A Weasel Shut Down The Large Hadron Collider

A tiny mammal has reportedly brought the world’s largest scientific experiment to a halt. The Large Hadron Collider suffered a power outage last night, after a luckless weasel decided to chew on a 66-kilovolt power cable.

CERN Just Dropped 300 Terabytes of Raw Collider Data To The Internet

Last week, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) dropped a staggering amount of raw data from the Large Hadron Collider on the internet for anyone to use: 300 terabytes worth.

The LHC Has Seen An Intriguing Glimpse Of What Could Be A New Particle 

Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider have seen the first traces of what they believe could be a new fundamental particle.

Fabiola Gianotti Becomes First Woman Physicist To Take The Reins At CERN

Particle physicist Fabiola Gianotti has become the first woman to head CERN, the organisation based in Switzerland that is home to the Large Hadron Collider. She succeeds outgoing director-general Rolf Heuer, who oversaw the laboratory’s operations for the last seven years.

Don't Get Too Excited Yet About The LHC's Hint Of A New Particle 

Earlier this week, physicists at the Large Hadron Collider announced they’d found tantalising traces of a possible new fundamental particle — perhaps a heavier cousin of the Higgs boson, or the elusive graviton, a quantum carrier of the force of gravity.

The LHC Is Now Colliding Lead At The Highest-Ever Energies

The Large Hadron Collider has been back online and pushing the limits of physics again for a few months now. But it’s about to enter a new phase, colliding lead ions at twice the energy that any collider has ever achieved in the past.

This Is What Happens When An Indie Band Experiments At The LHC

It’s normally just researchers that get to experiment at the LHC. But one physicist has decided to invite a series of bands to play around at the world’s largest science lab — and this is the result.

Newspaper Claims Large Hadron Collider Being Used As 'Stargate'

Bad news, citizens of Earth: those evil physicists at CERN are once again hellbent on vaporising the Earth and ending the universe as we know it as the Large Hadron Collider ramps up to unprecedented energies. That’s according to Lonnie Robinson, intrepid correspondent/prophet of doom for The Daily Reporter in Coldwater, Michigan, who sees the signs of our imminent destruction everywhere he looks (including The Simpsons). He even pegs the specific day on which we can probably expect global annihilation: September 24, 2015.

The LHC Has Discovered A New Sub-Atomic Particle Called A Pentaquark

After restarting to run at higher power than ever, the Large Hadron Collider has made its first proper discovery. Today, a team of scientists announced that they have found a new class of sub-atomic particles known as pentaquarks.

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