Experts Explain – The standard model of particle physics may be broken

2 months ago — Quick Read

As a physicist working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is “When are you going to find something?”. Resisting...

Large Hadron Collider reboot – the hunt for a fifth force of nature

2 months ago — Quick Read

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) restarted today after a three year program of upgrades. The new run of high energy experiments are set to scrutinise findings from the last few...

In Depth – Cautious optimism of brand new physics discovery at Cern

1 year ago — Deep Dive

Evidence of brand new physics at Cern? Why we’re cautiously optimistic about our new findings When Cern’s gargantuan accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), fired up ten years ago, hopes...

Are we about to figure out one of physics’ biggest mysteries – why there’s more matter than antimatter?

3 years ago — Quick Read

A new CERN Study sheds light on one of physics' biggest mysteries – why there's more matter than antimatter. Why do we exist? This is arguably the most profound question...

Ghost particle – CERN investigates bizarre and unexpected new particle in its latest dataset

4 years ago — Quick Read

Researchers on CERN's multipurpose Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector have spotted downright weird bumps in their most recent data. The team at CMS think they might have discovered a mysterious...

The Large Hadron Collider is back online, but tantalising hints of a new particle prove unfounded.

6 years ago — Long Read

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest science experiment. Since it came online eight years ago it has changed our understanding of particle physics.