#Physics

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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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...

Nuclear fusion: how excited should we be?

3 months ago — Deep Dive

There’s been tremendous excitement about recent results from the Joint European Torus (JET) facility in the UK, hinting that the dream of nuclear fusion power is inching closer to reality....

Nuclear Energy – Major fusion breakthrough

3 months ago — Quick Read

A team of European Fusion Engineers have made a major breakthrough to create a working practical nuclear fusion reactor. JET laboratory - a UK-based lab - has broken its existing...

Have Chinese Scientists Discovered A Cheap New Way to Do Nuclear Fusion?

6 months ago — Quick Read

A team working on nuclear fusion in China claim to have discovered a more cost-effective method that relies on weaker laser beams.

Are we at the threshold of Nuclear Fusion Ignition?

9 months ago — Quick Read

A team of engineers working at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in California believe they are officially at the "Threshold of Nuclear Fusion Ignition" after passing a major milestone....