A series of precise measurements of already known, bog-standard particles and processes has threatened to shake up physics.
Why do we exist? A new experiment at Cern’s Large Hadron Collider has taken us a step closer to figuring it out.
On Wednesday, scientists at the European Laboratory for Nuclear Research (Cern), announced that data from two separate experiments independently confirmed that a new particle had been observed. The Higgs-like boson, which is consistent with a theory put forward by physicist Peter Higgs almost 50
With thousands of users from around the world and around 70PB (that’s petabytes) of data handled on a daily basis, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) has a surprisingly simple technology requirement.