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...

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...

LHC Confirms Two New Particles… And maybe a Third

4 years 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.

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.

Japan’s rival particle accelerator celebrates its first particle collisions

6 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...