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

11 months 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...

LHC Confirms Two New Particles… And maybe a Third

1 year ago — Long Read

Scientists working on the LHCb (Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment) have confirmed observations of two new particles that have never been seen before... and seen evidence of a third. The...

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

4 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.

Japan’s rival particle accelerator celebrates its first particle collisions

4 years ago — Quick Read

The SuperKEKB particle accelerator, which began development in Japan in 2010 and has been seen as a rival to CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, has circulated its first particles around its...

Large Hadron Collider restarts after improvements

5 years ago — Quick Read

The Large Hadron Collider, the world biggest particle smasher, has been restarted after two years of upgrades. Located underground at CERN in Switzerland, the Collider has already discovered the Higgs...

New energy record set by the Large Hadron Collider

5 years ago — Quick Read

A new record has been set by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) during tests of atom collisions. During the trials on Wednesday night, two opposing beams of protons were steered...