LHC

physics

Physicists Are Misled by Outdated Notions of 'Beauty'

In the foundations of physics, it has become accepted practice to prefer hypotheses that are aesthetically pleasing.
Sabine Hossenfelder
7.11.18
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
Bitcoin

The Large Bitcoin Collider Is Generating Trillions of Keys and Breaking Into Wallets

A quixotic, and slightly dubious, quest.
Jordan Pearson
4.13.17
Charge-Parity

New LHC Experiments May Help Explain What Happened to All the Antimatter

Researchers have seen a baryon decay for the first time, which may help explain why there is far more matter than anti-matter in the universe.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.12.17
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
physics

We Can Stop Worrying and Love the Large Hadron Collider

What happens when a beam of subatomic particles traveling at nearly the speed of light meets the flesh of the human body?
Joel Frohlich
1.17.17
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
papers

Decades-Old Collision Data Offers Tantalizing Hint of New Particle

The Large Electron-Positron collider returns to haunt the LHC.
Michael Byrne
10.22.16
video

This Is What It's Like to Be Inside the World's Largest Particle Accelerator

Take a spin.
Samantha Cole
10.6.16
Atlas

Is the Higgs Boson Acting Weird Again at the LHC?

A new signal excess is probably a statistical fluke, but, if not, we could again be talking about New Physics.
Michael Byrne
9.9.16
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