Melanie Armer

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How It Works: The Large Hadron Collider

To chaotically combine particles, you need a lot of space ... and a lot of power<p>The world’s most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), famously upended physics with the discovery of the long-sought Higgs boson in 2012. But it was only operating at half power. Since then, …

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: the new trailer is here – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 7:20 pm, April 16, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment<p>The latest trailer for the year’s most anticipated blockbuster, ‘Star Wars: The Force …

Microsoft makes its boldest move yet to steal Android from Google

After many rumors claimed that Microsoft would either buy or invest in Cyanogen, the two companies on Thursday confirmed that they’ve formed a …

Software

KQED

In this demo-filled talk MIT’s Mitch Resnick, one of the main creators of the kids coding program called Scratch, outlines the benefits of teaching …

How was the moon formed? Israeli researchers shed new light on subject

Technion and French researchers: The moon was formed from Theia, not from Earth<p>><br>• ><p>Artistic image of collision between Theia and Earth. (photo credit: …

Astronomy

LG's leather-clad G4 revealed in leaked images

LG has been teasing its upcoming G4 flagship in drips and drabs, but now the floodgates are open. A work-in-progress microsite for the G4 was discovered this weekend courtesy of prolific leaker Evan Blass, and contained within are dozens of official renders of the new smartphone.<p>Thanks to the leak, …

Mobile Technology

Top 10 Hubble Photos - Photo Gallery

NASA; ESA; F. PARESCE, INAF-IASF, BOLOGNA, ITALY; R. O’CONNELL, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA;<br>WIDE FIELD CAMERA 3 SCIENCE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE<p>10<b>Cosmic Fireworks</b> Sparkling with energy, a cluster of young stars lights up a cavity in the roiling dust of the Tarantula Nebula. For Zoltan Levay, charged with …