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Large Hadron Collider Experiments

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  • For the record

    Particle Fever" review: A review of the documentary film "Particle Fever" in the March 7 Calendar section said that the Large Hadron Collider was constructed near Lucerne, Switzerland. The location is near Geneva. Downtown Las Vegas: An article in the...
  • Report champions $1-billion effort to make U.S. a neutrino science hub

    Report champions $1-billion effort to make U.S. a neutrino science hub
    The United States should devote about $1 billion to build a neutrino experiment that would make the country a major center for particle physics on the world stage, according to a panel of experts – a plan that would involve building a high-power...
  • Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners

    Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners
    It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes. For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
  • Would an antimatter apple fall upward from the earth?

    Would an antimatter apple fall upward from the earth?
    Scientists have figured out a technique to measure gravity's effects on antimatter, that mysterious stuff so beloved of Dan Brown fans and physicists alike. The achievement, made by the ALPHA collaboration at CERN's Large Hadron Collider near Geneva,...
  • Higgs boson theorists win Nobel Prize in physics

    Higgs boson theorists win Nobel Prize in physics
    Nearly 50 years after they proposed identical theories on how subatomic particles acquire mass, two European physicists were awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for their conceptual research into the enigmatic Higgs particle. Francois...
  • What exactly is a Higgs boson? An explanation for the rest of us

    If you’ve heard the news about the Nobel Prize in physics, you might be asking yourself: What is a  Higgs boson anyway? If you know one thing about the Higgs boson, it’s probably that it’s called the “God particle.” Leon...
  • Nobel physics prize goes to Higgs boson scientists

    Nobel physics prize goes to Higgs boson scientists
    Britain's Peter Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson particle, which explains how elementary matter attained the mass to form stars and planets. The insight has...
  • How the U.S. gave up on Nobel Prize research

    How the U.S. gave up on Nobel Prize research
    This week's award of the Nobel Prize in physics to Peter Higgs of the University of Edinburgh and Francois Englert of the Free University of Brussels is a reminder of how the U.S. blew the chance to confirm their theory of the "Higgs boson." The...
  • “Eve of Destruction”: Reelz miniseries pits Steven Weber vs. global disaster

     
    Eve of Destruction (Part 1) Friday, April 12; (Part 2) Saturday, April 13 ReelzChannel, 8pm ET/5pm PT (with encore airings at 1am ET/10pm PT) Well, you just knew they weren't going to get away with all that Large Hadron Collider business and not spawn a...
  • Thus saith Stephen Hawking: Ain't no heaven

    Thus saith Stephen Hawking: Ain't no heaven
    Stephen Hawking, a brilliant though handicapped physicist, has a solid place in history through his discovery of black holes in interstellar space. Unfortunately, he has long since moved outside his own expertise in saying repeatedly that there is no...
  • Review: "You Think That's Bad" by Jim Shepard

    Review: "You Think That's Bad" by Jim Shepard
    "You Think That's Bad" By Jim Shepard Knopf, $24.95,  222 pages The intrepid British travel writer Freya Stark, best known for her wanderings in the Middle East before the midpoint of the twentieth century, was in remote precincts of Persia in the mid-...