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Sunday, December 8, 2019
Utilizing Great Voids As A Particle Accelerator

Utilizing Great Voids As A Particle Accelerator

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Artist impression of a new black hole.NASA/CXC/M.Weiss After the discovery of the Higgs boson by the Large Hadron Collider, there's been a lot of discussion about where to go from here. The LHC is currently the world's most powerful particle accelerator, colliding particles at energies of…
The Thorny Concern Of Whether To Construct Another Particle Collider

The Thorny Concern Of Whether To Construct Another Particle Collider

Collider - 3d rendered image futuristic design.Getty In my previous post, I made reference to the raging controversy over what's next for particle physics, sparked in part by Sabine Hosenfelder's argument in Lost in Math that there's no reason to expect dramatic discoveries from a next-generation particle accelerator. In the week and a bit since…
Elon Musk states he spoke with CERN about developing tunnels for its most significant ever particle collider

Elon Musk states he spoke with CERN about developing tunnels for...

Scientists have an ambitious new plan to explore the mysteries of the universe, and Elon Musk might be there to help. The Tesla chief executive said on Twitter that he was approached by research organisation CERN, which houses the world's largest particle accelerator. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is famous for facilitating the discovery of…
‘Spaghetti’ Magnetic Fields May Be Powering Cosmic Particle Accelerators

‘Spaghetti’ Magnetic Fields May Be Powering Cosmic Particle Accelerators

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California have found a new way to explain how charged particles are ejected in the form of jets from black holes . These exciting findings could help future research on Earth in the fields of fusion and particle accelerators.…
A Next-Generation Particle Accelerator

A Next-Generation Particle Accelerator

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin You are probably familiar with CERN, and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the largest science experiment in the world. A huge particle accelerator where protons are smashed into each other to produce other exotic particles in order to learn more about our cosmos. Now imagine, something…

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