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Colliders

CERN’s New Collider Design Is Four Times Larger Than the LHC

If built, the Future Circular Collider will be 10 times more powerful than the Large Hadron Collider, and could discover new types of particles.
Becky Ferreira
1.15.19
cern

Top CERN Scientist Suspended for Presentation That Argued There Is No Sexism in Physics

CERN suspended theorist Alessandro Strumia on Monday after he gave a presentation at a conference about gender in high energy physics that argued "physics is not sexist against women."
Daniel Oberhaus
10.1.18
physics

In Major Breakthrough, Scientists Observe Higgs Boson Decay into Bottom Quarks

After years of attempts, the particle’s most common decay pattern has finally been observed at the Large Hadron Collider.
Becky Ferreira
8.29.18
antimatter

Scientists Have Measured the 'Color' of Antimatter for the First Time

It’s a finding three decades in the making.
Kate Lunau
4.5.18
astrophysics

With a Recycled LHC Magnet, the Axion Solar Telescope Hunts for Ghost Photons

CERN's axion hunt drills down toward New Physics
Michael Byrne
5.1.17
humans of the year

Physicist Mary Gaillard Has Spent Over Three Decades Fighting For Women in Science

She was Berkeley's first tenured female physics professor, and she's still fighting for equality.
Farnia Fekri
4.5.17
science art

Meet the Artist Animating the Kaleidoscopic Beauty of Quantum Physics

Markos Kay's new short film features CERN-approved subatomic visualizations.
Abby Ronner
3.20.17
Higgs boson

Why the Higgs Boson Found at the Large Hadron Collider Could Be an ‘Impostor’

An Iowa physicist intends to find out.
Farnia Fekri
2.7.17
Art

Mind-Boggling 3D Fractals Form an Alien Structure in This Short Video

Gaze at massive alien particle accelerator in Julius Horsthuis’s latest fractal short.
DJ Pangburn
1.26.17
Fashion

Here's How You Make High Fashion Inspired by Magnetic Fields

Fashion design has never looked so magnetic.
Becky Chung
1.2.17
Big Bang

Scientists Beamed a Laser at Antimatter to Measure It For the First Time

"Antimatter is kind of problem zero. We can’t explain why there’s a universe."
Kate Lunau
12.19.16
robots

Watch the Robot That Patrols the Large Hadron Collider

TIM stalks the tunnels of the LHC.
Matthew Gault
11.26.16
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