Amateur Scientists: Making Important Discoveries With A Little Help

Deep Dive

How amateur scientists are still helping make important discoveries. What images does science conjure up in your mind? You may well be visualising a laboratory, equations scrawled on a blackboard. Figures are surrounded by glassware filled with coloured liquids. Maybe someone, with a slightly furrowed brow, is hunched...

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...