How the Higgs Boson Ruined Peter Higgs’s Life

[ad_1] Ten years ago scientists announced one of the most momentous discoveries in physics: the Higgs boson. The particle, predicted 48 years earlier, was the missing piece in the Standard Model of particle physics. The machine built in part to find this particle, the...

Large Hadron Collider Seeks New Particles after Major Upgrade

[ad_1] In their final moments, the last protons flew at nearly the speed of light. They completed the 27-kilometer loop underneath the Alpine countryside 11,245 times a second until they were released from their metal coil and slammed into a giant steel-coated...

CERN Suspends Collaborations with Russia

[ad_1] The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) will not enter new collaborations with Russian scientific institutions following a request of Ukraine‘s scientists to halt partnerships with Russian science institutions in response to Russia‘s military...