Major Upgrade of LHC Completed: Civil Engineering Work Completed Successfully

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It's a big week for science and technology. CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, has announced the completion of the civil-engineering work for the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC), an exciting upgrade to its flagship collider, the LHC. The latest upgrade promises to take the LHC's capabilities...

In their own words – How a team of UK Astrophysics captured an image of the Milky Ways supermassive black

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"How we captured first image of the supermassive black hole at centre of the Milky Way" Black holes are among the most profound predictions of Einstein’s theory of general relativity. Originally studied as a mere mathematical consequence of the theory rather than as physically relevant objects, they soon became...

The world’s data explained: how much we’re producing and where it’s all stored

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Ancient humans stored information in cave paintings, the oldest we know of are over 40,000 years old. As humans evolved, the emergence of languages and the invention of writing led to detailed information being stored in various written forms, culminating with the invention of paper in China around...