The Large Hadron Collider: Countdown

On September 10, the world's biggest science experiment is set to come online. Here's how the LHC will search for the Higgs boson, dark matter and supersymmetry

Large Hadron Collider: The Discovery Machine

A global collaboration of scientists is preparing to start up the greatest particle physics experiment in history


The Coming Revolutions in Particle Physics

The current Standard Model of particle physics begins to unravel when probed much beyond the range of current particle accelerators. So no matter what the Large Hadron Collider finds, it is going to take physics into new territory


How the Large Hadron Collider Might Change the Web

The LHC Computing Grid may teach the Internet how to quietly handle reams of information


What Happens to Particle Accelerators After They Are Shut Down?

Radioactivity limits the potential for recycling, except for one infamous particle smasher that never saw the light of day


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