Tag Archives: Large Hadron Collider

We Are the World

An international group of scientists proposes a "knowledge collider" to bring supercomputing to bear on social problems. While crunching the numbers won't be a problem, figuring out what they mean will prove more challenging.

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CERN Choir Sings “The Particle Physics Song” in the CERN Control Center

Did you know that CERN had its very own choir? It’s true. With foxy bespectacled sopranos and handsome pocket protector donning tenors, this nerdy troupe of physicists / choir singers performs their homegrown “The Particle Physics Song” which celebrates English physicist Peter Higgs and CERN’s quest to discover the existence of the Higgs boson. Fun fact: the Higgs boson is ...

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We’re Still Alive, Large Hadron Collider Works!

It’s probably not in the best interest of mankind to try and recreate a big bang right here on our planet, but scientists just can’t get enough of attempting to destroy existence as we know it. For those not familiar with the Large Hadron Collider, it’s the world’s largest and highest-energy particle accelerator complex that stretches a whopping 17 miles. ...

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