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# cern - Thursday 18 August, 2016

CERN lab investigating bizarre "human sacrifice" video filmed on site
# Spoof
# Spoof

CERN lab investigating bizarre "human sacrifice" video filmed on site

Aug 18th 2016, 3:27 PM 28,811 Views 54 Comments

CERN does not condone this type of spoof, which can give rise to misunderstandings about the scientific nature of our work.”

# cern - Friday 29 April, 2016

One of the most complex machines in the world was stopped by a rogue weasel
# Pop Goes The Weasel
# Pop Goes The Weasel

One of the most complex machines in the world was stopped by a rogue weasel

Apr 29th 2016, 8:54 PM 35,567 Views 62 Comments

The weasel died — and little remains of it.

# cern - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ireland must join CERN – for our economy and our future
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ireland must join CERN – for our economy and our future

Apr 10th 2015, 6:00 PM 155 Views 51 Comments

With CERN membership, Ireland’s brightest minds would be able to work on some of the most advanced projects in the world.

# cern - Sunday 5 April, 2015

After two years, the Large Hadron Collider is back in action
# Guess Who's Back
# Guess Who's Back

After two years, the Large Hadron Collider is back in action

Apr 5th 2015, 7:45 PM 11,084 Views 21 Comments

Scientists spent around $150 million on an upgrade on the collider.

# cern - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Opinion: Ireland should be at forefront of modern science – Ireland should join CERN
# Research
# Research

Opinion: Ireland should be at forefront of modern science – Ireland should join CERN

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 62 Views 26 Comments

International project collaboration, such as the pan-EU radio telescope LOFAR, would benefit Irish businesses and tourism, as well as our IT and science graduates.

# cern - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet?

Mar 12th 2014, 9:43 AM 9,036 Views 39 Comments

Do you get panicked if you can’t check your emails or your exact location?

# cern - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Column: Unlike many of my peers, I was given the amazing opportunity to work at CERN
# Science
# Science

Column: Unlike many of my peers, I was given the amazing opportunity to work at CERN

Mar 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 147 Views 13 Comments

There is no public scientific institution its equal to CERN – yet young Irish people continue to be excluded from it, writes James Casey.

# cern - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world's most fascinating scientific research
# Ireland For CERN
# Ireland For CERN

Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world's most fascinating scientific research

Jan 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 46 Views 70 Comments

As a non-member of CERN, we are missing out on unique opportunities to collaborate with our European neighbours in cutting-edge work – as well as the revenue opportunities it brings.

# cern - Monday 20 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jan 20th 2014, 8:52 AM 8,022 Views 9 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your Monday…

Ireland “risks lagging behind” by not having CERN membership
# Innovation
# Innovation

Ireland “risks lagging behind” by not having CERN membership

Jan 20th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,483 Views 51 Comments

Sean Kelly MEP said that membership would turn Ireland into a ‘global hub’ for leading innovators.

# cern - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Peter Higgs and Francois Enlgert awarded Nobel Prize in Physics
# Higgs Boson
# Higgs Boson

Peter Higgs and Francois Enlgert awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

Oct 8th 2013, 2:11 PM 4,702 Views 17 Comments

The Higgs boson discovered last year at CERN was predicted by the two men who theorised on the particle which is the building block for all matter.

# cern - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Column: A Universe Veiled in Darkness – dark matter, dark energy and CERN
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A Universe Veiled in Darkness – dark matter, dark energy and CERN

Sep 28th 2013, 12:00 PM 52 Views 46 Comments

Scientists estimate that 27 per cent of the known Universe is dark matter and 68 per cent is dark energy… but what are they? Eoin Ó Colgáin discusses upcoming opportunities to learn more about the fascinating work of CERN.

# cern - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Where is the world's first ever web page?
# Www
# Www

Where is the world's first ever web page?

Jun 15th 2013, 5:30 PM 17,879 Views 20 Comments

Scientists at the organisation that invented the World Wide Web aren’t even sure.

# cern - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

World's first ever web page to be brought back to life
# Blast From The Past
# Blast From The Past

World's first ever web page to be brought back to life

May 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 18,948 Views 23 Comments

CERN is recreating the website that launched the world wide web to mark the 20th anniversary of the Tim Berners-Lee invention.

# cern - Thursday 14 March, 2013

CERN scientists: Yep, we're fairly sure we've found the Higgs boson

CERN scientists: Yep, we're fairly sure we've found the Higgs boson

Mar 14th 2013, 12:06 PM 11,105 Views 72 Comments

“The preliminary results… are magnificent,” one CERN physicist said.

# cern - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Column: Have we lost the ambition that put a man on the moon?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Have we lost the ambition that put a man on the moon?

Sep 1st 2012, 7:45 AM 28 Views 33 Comments

These are financially difficult times – but that doesn’t mean we should abandon the big projects that advance human knowledge, writes Aaron McKenna.

# cern - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Happy 21st birthday, World Wide Web! You’re now officially a grownup
# Celebration
From The Daily Edge
# Celebration

Happy 21st birthday, World Wide Web! You’re now officially a grownup

Aug 22nd 2012, 12:50 PM 7,721 Views 23 Comments

Now here are some things you should REALLY grow out of.

# cern - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Major European science forum gets under way in Dublin today
# Science
# Science

Major European science forum gets under way in Dublin today

Jul 11th 2012, 6:15 AM 2,209 Views 3 Comments

The Euroscience Open Forum runs from today until Sunday at the Convention Centre. It will hear from the likes of Mary Robinson and the director general of the CERN laboratory.

# cern - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

Jul 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,211 Views 25 Comments

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

# cern - Thursday 5 July, 2012

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson
# Lost A Bet
# Lost A Bet

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson

Jul 5th 2012, 10:42 PM 11,754 Views 27 Comments

The theoretical physicist had a $100 bet with another scientist that the Higgs would never be found.

CERN head scientist adds another date to Dublin visit this month
# Well Done Sir
# Well Done Sir

CERN head scientist adds another date to Dublin visit this month

Jul 5th 2012, 1:50 PM 7,836 Views 31 Comments

Just as team in Geneva make headway in ‘God particle’ search, their Director General will speak here on the work of the Large Hadron Collider.

# cern - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Wednesday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Jul 4th 2012, 8:03 PM 6,402 Views 0 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Higgs boson: CERN scientists say they've found a new particle...
# God Particle
# God Particle

Higgs boson: CERN scientists say they've found a new particle...

Jul 4th 2012, 9:11 AM 7,524 Views 37 Comments

… but is it the particle they were looking for?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 4th 2012, 8:34 AM 5,948 Views 5 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

WATCH: The Higgs boson announcement
# Higgs Boson
# Higgs Boson

WATCH: The Higgs boson announcement

Jul 4th 2012, 7:58 AM 7,233 Views 26 Comments

The announcement is on its way from CERN….

So what’s happening with the Higgs boson this morning?
# God Particle
# God Particle

So what’s happening with the Higgs boson this morning?

Jul 4th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,036 Views 11 Comments

There’s a big scientific announcement coming this morning… and you’re invited to the Science Gallery to watch it.

# cern - Monday 2 July, 2012

US atom-smasher 'strongly' hints at finding Higgs boson
# Discovery
# Discovery

US atom-smasher 'strongly' hints at finding Higgs boson

Jul 2nd 2012, 10:05 PM 12,045 Views 52 Comments

If it’s true it will be one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the past one hundred years.

# cern - Saturday 30 June, 2012

The Evening Fix: Saturday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Jun 30th 2012, 8:04 PM 11,475 Views 7 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Is CERN about to announce some big news about the Higgs boson?
# God Particle
# God Particle

Is CERN about to announce some big news about the Higgs boson?

Jun 30th 2012, 5:10 PM 11,098 Views 40 Comments

CERN is to announce its latest results on the search for the ‘god particle’ this week. Could they have found it?

# cern - Friday 8 June, 2012

CERN admits: Einstein was right - neutrinos don't travel faster than light
# Panic Over
# Panic Over

CERN admits: Einstein was right - neutrinos don't travel faster than light

Jun 8th 2012, 9:02 AM 5,347 Views 28 Comments

Yep – it was faulty equipment all along…

# cern - Friday 4 May, 2012

CERN scientist jailed over terrorist plot
# France
# France

CERN scientist jailed over terrorist plot

May 4th 2012, 2:40 PM 3,943 Views 3 Comments

Adlene Hicheur has been sentenced to five years by a French court.

# cern - Friday 6 April, 2012

Energy levels at Large Hadron Collider raised 8 trillion electron volts
# CERN
# CERN

Energy levels at Large Hadron Collider raised 8 trillion electron volts

Apr 6th 2012, 12:04 PM 6,213 Views 65 Comments

Scientists at CERN say the incredible new speeds will improve the prospect of scientific breakthroughs.

# cern - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Explainer: So what's this Higgs boson thing all about?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: So what's this Higgs boson thing all about?

Dec 13th 2011, 10:43 PM 9,484 Views 8 Comments

Confused by all this talk about the ‘god particle’? Us too. So we’ve put together the best explainer videos IN THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE to try and er, explain it all…

No definitive proof but 'intriguing hints' of existence of 'God particle'
# Higgs Boson
# Higgs Boson

No definitive proof but 'intriguing hints' of existence of 'God particle'

Dec 13th 2011, 6:37 PM 4,161 Views 29 Comments

Researchers from CERN presented their findings today amid much anticipation within the scientific community.

CERN scientists set to announce outcome of 'God particle' experiment
# God Particle
From The Daily Edge
# God Particle

CERN scientists set to announce outcome of 'God particle' experiment

Dec 13th 2011, 10:40 AM 3,887 Views 46 Comments

Scientists will today announce that they have caught their first glimpse of the ‘Higgs boson’ – changing physics as we know it.

# cern - Friday 18 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Nov 18th 2011, 7:47 PM 3,272 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s main stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Repeat experiments offer same result: CERN's neutrinos still faster than light
# Physics
# Physics

Repeat experiments offer same result: CERN's neutrinos still faster than light

Nov 18th 2011, 4:01 PM 3,304 Views 35 Comments

CERN’s physicists have ruled out one possible error in their measurements – and still find neutrinos travelling faster than light itself.

# cern - Friday 23 September, 2011

Was Einstein wrong? CERN’s particles 'travel faster than light'
# Theory In Tatters
# Theory In Tatters

Was Einstein wrong? CERN’s particles 'travel faster than light'

Sep 23rd 2011, 9:15 AM 3,391 Views 52 Comments

Neutrinos at CERN in Geneva have been showing faster than the speed of light – leaving the world’s physicists baffled.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Sep 23rd 2011, 8:32 AM 2,855 Views 5 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: Baby boom for Ireland, Palestine launches bid for statehood, and a case of spontaneous combustion in Galway…

# cern - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 26th 2011, 7:49 PM 1,514 Views 0 Comments

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

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