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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 December 10, 2008

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LHC restart gets reset to June

Famous CERN particle accelerator could be rebooted when warm weather returns, following repairs as expensive as $16 million stemming from a September helium leak.

By November 18, 2008

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LHC shut down until early spring

World's largest particle collider, forced to close last week due to a helium leak, won't be repaired in time for a mandatory winter maintenance period, pushing the restart date back to next year.

By September 23, 2008

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Helium leak forces two-month shutdown at LHC

On the heels of an earlier transformer glitch, world's largest particle collider is closed temporarily on just day nine of its operation.

By September 20, 2008

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Buzz Out Loud 896: Watch your asymptote

Scientists have redone the math and found that black holes created by the LHC might last a little longer than they thought. But they're still pretty sure it won't kill us all. Maybe check that math once again folks, just to be sure.

By January 23, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud 900: Jurassic bark

Today's show is full of zombies, Hollywood agents, hungry overeating robots and cloned dogs. What's not to love? We also find out a hidden truth about Natali that none of us suspected. It involves her ideal pet.

By January 29, 2009

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A longer delay for the Large Hadron Collider

The world's largest physics experiment has seen a series of setbacks since September, but CERN is determined that "the LHC will run next year."

By November 30, 2008

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Buzz Out Loud 840: A box of evil

Hey, this sounds like a good idea! Create an artificial intelligence that's the incarnation of pure evil and immorality. You know, just to "study" it. It'll never get out. (Ugh.)

By October 28, 2008

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CIO of CERN on black holes, budget crunches

q&a As head of IT, Wolfgang von Rueden plays a key role in the nuclear research lab's quest to unravel the nature of the universe through the Large Hadron Collider.

By October 17, 2008

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At CERN, computers to tackle the Big Bang

Scientists hope the Large Hadron Collider will offer clues to the origin of the universe. They'll get some help from a well-stocked data center.

By October 7, 2008