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Higgs boson-consistent particle discovered at LHC

Boffins at CERN have identified a particle consistent with the elusive Higgs boson -- it's a fine day for science.

By Jul. 4, 2012


What makes the LHC tick?

Large Hadron Collider engineers are ironing out wrinkles in a tremendously complicated machine that consumes about the same power as all Geneva.

By Jul. 6, 2010


A scientific subculture thrives at LHC

It takes a small city of researchers to run the Large Hadron Collider and its collection of experiments. Its residents speak their own language, too.

By Jul. 6, 2010


Hints of new physics postpone LHC upgrade

Chance of discovering new physical phenomena with Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator leads CERN to postpone energy-doubling upgrade.

By Feb. 1, 2011


LHC steps closer to discoveries on antimatter

CERN's Large Hadron Collider pinpoints its first particle, the sought-after beauty quark.

By Apr. 22, 2010


Interview: Inside CERN with an LHC scientist

We interview one of the physicists looking for the Higgs boson at CERN. He talks to us about what it's like working at the geekiest place on Earth -- stand by for science!

By Nov. 27, 2009


LHC firing on all cylinders, but no Higgs boson yet

The Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator has moved rapidly from tentative operation to scientific results, researchers say at a Paris conference.

By Jul. 26, 2010


Photos: The damage that halted the LHC

A helium leak in September put the kibosh on the Large Hadron Collider till sometime next year. The group behind the big physics experiment is offering a look at the damage.

By Dec. 10, 2008


LHC takes a step closer to full power

Large Hadron Collider circulates beams at 3.5 tera-electron-volts, bringing it closer to CERN's goal of conducting research into fundamental physics.

By Mar. 19, 2010


LHC restart pushed back again

The restart of CERN's flagship particle accelerator, which was taken out of commission last September, is now slated for October.

By Jun. 22, 2009