Large Hadron Collider

Record Breaking Magnetic Field 50 Million Times Stronger Than Earth’s Created by Scientists

Scientists in Japan have created a magnetic field that is 50 million times stronger than the one surrounding Earth. This is a new world record for a …

Magnetism

Rest in Peace, Cat That Broke Into New Orleans Substation and Blew Out Power to Thousands

A cat that broke into an electrical substation and unfortunately perished after coming into contact with high-voltage equipment was responsible for a …

New Orleans

This Experiment Will Shoot Ghostly Particles Through Earth, Answer Why We Exist

The study of the subatomic world has revolutionized our understanding of the laws of the universe and given humanity unprecedented insights into deep …

Weird

Synopsis: Knotted Loops Fall Flat

September 18, 2018<p>A knotted loop of metal beads—mimicking a knotted molecule—organizes into a flat horizontal ring when drifting down through a …

Physics

Why the Large Hadron Collider is a game changer

Event details<p><b>Event type:</b> Lecture <b><br>Date:</b> Tuesday 25 September 2018 <b><br>Time:</b> 6:30 - 8pm <b><br>Venue:</b> Abercrombie Business School LT 1040 (H70), Codrington St, …

Particle Accelerators

The Large Hadron Collider prepares for the future

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is stopping proton collisions for five days this week to undergo numerous tests. Accelerator specialists need to test …

Particle Accelerators

The EU Copyright Directive, Starforce, Ray-Tracing and Apple: Best Gizmodo Posts of the Week

The European Union passed its disastrous Copyright Directive this week, including amended versions of its onerous Articles 11 and 13 (the so-called …

Copyright Directive

Large Hadron Collider: 10 years of pushing the frontiers of physics

On September 10, 2008, CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) fired up for the very first time. In the decade since, the world's largest and most …

Particles

Scientists Begin to Decode the Universe After 10 Years of Large Hadron Collider Discoveries

(TC) — Ten years! Ten years since the start of operations for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), one of the most complex machines ever created. The LHC …

Protons

This one particle could solve five mega-mysteries of physics

911? It’s an emergency. The most important particle in the universe is missing. Florian Goertz knows this isn’t a case for the police, but he is …

Physics

Has the LHC Thrown Away the Evidence for New Physics?

Over at the Large Hadron Collider, protons simultaneously circle clockwise and counterclockwise, smashing into one another while moving at …

Protons

Areas to watch in 2015

Science is a moving target. In addition to looking back on achievements of the previous year, the Breakthrough staff also hazards a few informed …

The Arctic

Has The Large Hadron Collider Accidentally Thrown Away The Evidence For New Physics?

Over at the Large Hadron Collider, protons simultaneously circle clockwise and counterclockwise, smashing into one another while moving at 99.9999991% the speed of light apiece. At two specific points designed to have the greatest numbers of collisions, enormous particle detectors were constructed …

Particles

Physicists’ search for rare Higgs boson pairs could yield new physics

For particle physicists eager to explore new frontiers, spotting the Higgs boson has become a bittersweet triumph. Detected in 2012 at the world's …

Physics

Scientist omitted from Nobel Prize finally gets her due (Opinion) - CNN

<b>Editor's Note:</b>Don Lincoln is a senior scientist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. He is the author of "The Large Hadron Collider: The Extraordinary Story of the Higgs Boson and Other Stuff That Will Blow Your Mind" and produces a series of science education videos. Follow him on Facebook. …

Nobel Prize

New Scientist Live: space is full of junk and we must clean up our act

When a satellite dies, it doesn’t get a proper burial. Many of the machines that we send to space don’t have any method of propulsion once they get …

Space Station

Synopsis: Bismuthates Are Surprisingly Conventional

September 13, 2018<p>Photoemission experiments challenge the long-held belief that the high-temperature superconductivity of certain bismuth oxides is …

Crystals

You'll never guess this Cornish town's most loved attraction

Visitors are posting in their dozens to share their experience of this unassuming destination in Bude.<p><b>The most popular landmark in the Cornish seaside resort of Bute isn’t a park or gardens, neither is it a sprawling beach. It isn’t even a restaurant or tourist attraction, a bridge or a statue.</b> …

Sainsbury's

Angular distributions in electroweak pion production off nucleons: Odd parity hadron terms, strong relative phases, and model dependence

Author(s): J. E. Sobczyk, E. Hernández, S. X. Nakamura, J. Nieves, and T. SatoThe study of pion production in nuclei is important for signal and …

Particle Accelerators

Viewpoint: Fast-Forwarding the Search for New Particles

September 12, 2018• <i>Physics</i> 11, 90<p>A proposed machine-learning approach could speed up the analysis that underlies searches for new particles in …

Machine Learning

Synopsis: How to Create a Ghost Chemical Bond

September 12, 2018<p>A series of electric and magnetic pulses applied to an atom could cause one of its electrons to behave as if “bonded” to an empty …

Atoms

Enhancing data analysis for large hadron collider

Physicists have created new techniques that deploy machine learning as a means to significantly improve data analysis for the Large Hadron Collider …

New York University

Happy Birthday, LHC: Here's to 10 Years of Atom Smashing at the Large Hadron Collider

Ten years ago, the world's largest scientific instrument was turned on and the start of a research dynasty began.<p>On Sept. 10, 2008, a beam of protons …

Protons

The Large Hadron Collider Turns 10: Here's What's Next for Particle Physics

September 10 marked the 10th anniversary of when the Large Hadron Collider first powered on. Since it’s already achieved its most well-known goal—to …

Physics

Synopsis: Ghost Imaging with Electrons

September 11, 2018<p>Ghost imaging—a sensitive imaging technique previously demonstrated with visible and x-ray light—has been extended to electrons.<p>G. …

Imaging

Physicists develop new techniques to enhance data analysis for Large Hadron Collider

New York University physicists have created new techniques that deploy machine learning as a means to significantly improve data analysis for the …

Particle Accelerators

The Large Hadron Collider Came Online 10 Years Ago Today

By on September 10, 2018 at 1:33 pm<p>The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the most complex machine ever built by humanity. It took thousands of …

Physics

Monday briefing: How AI tools reveal hidden connections in the scientific literature

Your essential round-up of today's top science news<p>Hello <i>Nature</i> readers,<p>Today we learn how scientists are studying the toxic chemical cocktail in …

Medical Journals

On This Day: September 10th, 2018

Sep 10, 2018<p><b>SEPTEMBER 10TH</b><p><b>ON THIS DAY:</b><p><b>NATIONAL BOSS/EMPLOYEE EXCHANGE DAY</b>• <b><br>NATIONAL SWAP IDEAS DAY</b>• <b><br>NATIONAL TV DINNER DAY</b>• <b><br>-Trivia: Do you know how much</b> …

Film Festivals

Large Hadron Collider blows out ten candles

Protons and champagne corks were exploding just outside Geneva ten years ago as scientists celebrated a new era of particle physics. We look back at …

Physics