Large Hadron Collider

Collider at the Science Museum: Worse Than Nothing

Chris T-T | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech
Chris T-T

Last weekend we went to Collider at the Science Museum, the exhibition about CERN, the LHC and the discovery of the Higgs Boson. It is £10 for an adult, gets drastically undermined by its introductory film - and I don't think I've ever been so disappointed coming out of a major exhibition.

CERN's Next Particle Accelerator Will Be Absolutely Enormous

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Tech

The Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland is big. Really big. Like, 27 kilometres around and you could drive a bus through it big. Unfortuna...

PIC: This Ancestor To The LHC Was Turned On 50 Years Ago Today

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Tech

The first beam of protons circulated around an ancestor to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN 50 years ago today. The CERN Electron Storage and Accu...

Collider: Step Into the World's Greatest Experiment at the Science Museum

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Victoria Sadler

In its exciting and bold new exhibition on the Large Hadron Collider, the Science Museum scores a spectacular success in making the world's most famous scientific experiment fascinating and understandable.

The Science of Collaboration

Alice Bonasio | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Tech
Alice Bonasio

I believe it's fair to say that nobody begrudges Professor Peter Higgs the Nobel Prize in Physics - which he was awarded jointly with François Englert - for the discovery of the Higgs boson, the "God Particle".

Google Street View Goes To CERN

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Tech

Fresh from a trip to the Galapagos islands, Google Street View has taken its latest holiday - deep into the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. The sear...

Evidence For 'New Physics' Universe

PA | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Tech

First evidence that the universe is not as we know it has emerged from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the giant atom-smashing machine built to recre...

Higgs Boson Scientist Awarded OBE

PA | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Tech

A Belfast physicist who helped find the Higgs boson and solve one of the greatest mysteries of the universe has been awarded an OBE as part of the Que...

Have CERN Found Evidence Of Anti-Gravity?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Tech

Never ones to shy away from a challenge, scientists at CERN are to examine one of physics' most confounding principles - anti-gravity. Until recent...

Large Hadron Collider Scientists 'Turn To The Dark Side'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists are switching to the Dark Side as they prepare to ramp up the power at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). After capturing a species of Hig...

Large Hadron Collider To Probe New Stage Of Physics

BBC News | BBC News | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Tech

Large Hadron Collider To Probe New Stage Of Physics...

Science's Greatest Discovery: It's Okay to Be Wrong

John Worne | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Tech
John Worne

There are a small number of universal human languages which are very widely understood. English itself is one, the arts are another, there is sport - especially football - and there is science. The language of science, underpinned by the Scientific Method, is one of humanity's purest languages - perhaps second only to maths.

Higgs Boson FInd 'Even More Certain' After New Research

PA | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech

A wealth of new data has made scientists even more confident that the elusive "God particle" is in their grasp. The sub-atomic particle whose drama...

Physicists May Have Accidentally Found Two Higgs Bosons Instead Of Just One

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists at Cern who successfully found the Higgs Boson particle earlier this year might have accidentally found two. According to data just rele...

Physicists May Have Created A 'New Form Of Matter'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Tech

Physicists have created what appears to be a new form of matter. Labelled "colour-glass condensate", it has been identified as a "swarm" of sub-ato...

'God Particle' Discovery May Be Impostor, Scientists Say

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Tech

The Higgs Boson - the particle which gives other particles mass - was discovered at Cern last week… wasn't it? Well, at least one group of scient...

It's Nice To Be Right' Says Peter Higgs After Massive Discovery

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Tech

The retired professor who gave his name to the elusive "God particle" that scientists believe they have found said today it was "very nice to be right...

Change Name Of Comic Sans To 'Comic Cerns' Say Physicists After Boson Discovery

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Tech

A physicist has started an online petition to change the name of hated font Comic Sans to 'Comic Cerns' after it was used in the Powerpoint presentati...

Mega Jokes Of The Week: Seven Days Of Twitter Funnies

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Comedy

And what a week it's been. Megabus - our favourite of all the Transformers - was the subject of a terrorist threat by a Pot Noodle/e-cigarette/rolled-...

Why Did The Higgs Boson Lose Stephen Hawking $100?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Tech

Researchers at Cern may have made one of the most important announcements in scientific history on Wednesday, but not everyone was happy about it - in...

PHOTOS: Scientists React With Joy At Finding The God Particle

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Tech

Particle physicists are usually fairly reserved and cautious – but the discovery of the Higgs boson has led to some fairly excitable reactions from ...

The Pictures That Prove The Higgs Boson Exists

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Tech

Cern scientists announced on Wednesday that they’ve finally – after a 45-year search – found the elusive Higgs boson particle, which gives matte...

Higgs Boson Discovery Announcement Made In Comic Sans

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK Tech

Scientists announcing the discovery of the Higgs boson particle at Cern have slightly marred the most significant scientific advance in 40 years by ch...

Higgs Boson Evidence Found At Cern In Search For 'God Particle'

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Tech

Scientists believe they have captured the elusive "God particle" that gives matter mass and holds the universe together. Researchers from the CMS a...

What Is The God Particle And What's All The Fuss About?

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Tech

The Higgs Boson – or God particle – was named after Edinburgh University’s Professor Peter Higgs, who predicted it to fill in a gap in scientist...