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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...

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

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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 the temptation to sarcastically reply “Aside from the Higgs boson, which won the Nobel Prize, and a whole...

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

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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 years which might hint at another blockbuster discovery. The team at the CERNs Large Hadron Collider (LHC) want...