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#Large Hadron Collider

# large-hadron-collider - 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 35,571 Views 61 Comments

The weasel died — and little remains of it.

# large-hadron-collider - 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 164 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.

# large-hadron-collider - 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 11,089 Views 21 Comments

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

# large-hadron-collider - 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 165 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.

# large-hadron-collider - 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 4,706 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.

# large-hadron-collider - 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 33 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.

# large-hadron-collider - Thursday 5 July, 2012

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 7,840 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.

# large-hadron-collider - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

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 5,040 Views 11 Comments

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

# large-hadron-collider - 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.

# large-hadron-collider - Saturday 30 June, 2012

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 11,101 Views 40 Comments

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

# large-hadron-collider - 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 6,219 Views 65 Comments

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

# large-hadron-collider - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

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 3,892 Views 46 Comments

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

# large-hadron-collider - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

CERN plays down claims of 'god particle' discovery
# God Particle
# God Particle

CERN plays down claims of 'god particle' discovery

Apr 26th 2011, 4:44 PM 1,843 Views 0 Comments

Rumours that scientists at CERN had uncovered the theoretical ‘god particle’ – after an internal memo was leaked – have been underplayed by officials.

# large-hadron-collider - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Scientists at Cern believe 'god particle' may be discovered soon
Live Apr 12th 2011, 10:47 AM

Scientists at Cern believe 'god particle' may be discovered soon

# large-hadron-collider - Monday 8 November, 2010

Hadron Collider generates 'mini-Big Bang'
# Science
# Science

Hadron Collider generates 'mini-Big Bang'

Nov 8th 2010, 4:47 PM 468 Views 0 Comments

Scientists celebrate success of high-speed lead ion collisions.

# large-hadron-collider - Thursday 23 September, 2010

What would happen if you put your hand in the Large Hadron Collider?
# Don't Try At Home
# Don't Try At Home

What would happen if you put your hand in the Large Hadron Collider?

Sep 23rd 2010, 8:51 AM 539 Views 0 Comments

Scientists attempt to answer the question that’s been keeping us all awake at night.