As it smashes trillions of protons together at near the speed of light in the hopes of breaking them apart to see what they're made of, the Large Hadron Collider takes us back to the moments just after the birth of the universe.
Reuters - News Video Online (Apr. 5, 2015) After a two-year hiatus, scientists at Europe's CERN physics research center restart their "Big Bang" Large Hadron Collider -- and their search into the unknown. Gavino Garay reports.
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AFP (July 4, 2012) After a quest spanning nearly half a century, physicists said Wednesday they had found a sub-atomic particle that may be the elusive Higgs boson, believed to confer mass on matter. Rousing cheers and ... watch video
FORA.tv (Nov. 29, 2012) CUNY's Institute for Theoretical Sciences discusses the discovery of the Higgs boson particle.
In July, researchers at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, ... watch video
FORA.tv (Feb. 16, 2012) While physicists attempt to understand the universe in their own way, Christian Gonzenbach draws on his experience as an artist-in-residence in the lab of Martin Pohl (University of Geneva, CERN) to ... watch video
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Apr. 28, 2015 First collisions of protons at the world's largest science experiment should start the first or second week of June. The LHC restarted is second run in early April. There are no significant ... read more
Aug. 14, 2012 You may think you've heard everything you need to know about the origin of mass. After all, scientists colliding protons at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Europe recently presented stunning ... read more
Mar. 28, 2011 Physicists have now observed the decays of a rare particle that was present right after the Big Bang. Scientists hope this will help to solve the mystery of why the universe evolved with more matter ... read more
Nov. 4, 2010 The Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) near Geneva, Switzerland, enters a new phase of operations Nov. 4. Scientists will stop running streams of protons ... read more