Large Hadron Collider

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Splitting the atomic scientists: how the Ukraine war ruined physics
At Cern and elsewhere, a reluctance to give Russian researchers authorship credit on new papers has led to stalemate

Eleni Petrakou

15, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Elusive by Frank Close review – the brilliance of physicist Peter Higgs
An illuminating guide to the man and the science behind the Higgs boson – and how its discovery ‘ruined’ his life

Ananyo Bhattacharya

21, Jul, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Cern gears up for more discoveries 10 years after ‘God particle’ find
With the Higgs boson already in the bag, the Large Hadron Collider begins another period of data collection

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @3:35 PM

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Large Hadron Collider to restart and hunt for a fifth force of nature
Latest run is expected to scrutinise findings from last year that may turn into another blockbuster discovery

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

21, Apr, 2022 @2:59 PM

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Dr Suzie Sheehy: ‘The eureka moment may come once in your career, or never’
The Australian physicist on the small victories that make lab work fulfilling, how she found forgotten female scientists to include in her first book, and why research is an investment

Killian Fox

16, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Cern experiment hints at new force of nature
Experts reveal ‘cautious excitement’ over unstable particles that fail to decay as standard model suggests

Ian Sample Science editor

23, Mar, 2021 @8:05 AM

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Cern poised to back plan for €20bn successor to Large Hadron Collider
Proposed 100km circular tunnel would be four times as big and six times as powerful as LHC

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

19, Jun, 2020 @6:01 AM

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Fabiola Gianotti: ‘There is nothing more rewarding than discovering a new particle’
The director general of Cern talks about discovering the Higgs boson, women in science and the next generation of colliders

Ian Sample

23, Feb, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Life, Physics and Everything
When the Guardian’s science blog network closes, Life & Physics will have been here for eight years. Physics has come a long way in that time, but there is (as always) more to be done...

Jon Butterworth

13, Aug, 2018 @6:34 AM

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Two quarks for Muster Higgs
Since the big discovery of 2012, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN has been accumulating data and making steady progress. Two recent results establish the origins of the mass of the two heaviest quarks

Jon Butterworth

23, Jul, 2018 @6:30 AM

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£720m Large Hadron Collider upgrade 'could upend particle physics'
Collider will be far more sensitive to anomalies that could lead to entirely new theories of the universe

Ian Sample

15, Jun, 2018 @10:33 AM

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The big bangers: grime smashes into the Hadron Collider
They rapped in its tunnels and played instruments made out of old science equipment. Could this be Cern’s most amazing experiment yet?

Tara Joshi

22, May, 2018 @4:44 PM

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