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World's largest particle accelerator offers window into laws of natureupdated: Tue May 17 2011 11:31:00

Geneva may have given the world precision watches, but its biggest contribution to humanity is a giant time machine.

Is it a new particle, or just a fluke?updated: Fri Apr 08 2011 16:49:00

In the search for answers to some of the most mysterious and fundamental questions about the the universe, Europe's $10 billion particle-smashing Large Hadron Collider has been hogging the spotlight in recent years.

Hadron Collider breakthrough as beams collideupdated: Tue Mar 30 2010 07:42:00

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider managed to make two proton beams collide at high energy Tuesday, marking a "new territory" in physics, according to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Particle collider's woesupdated: Tue Mar 30 2010 07:42:00

As the CERN Particle Collider is set to increase energy, CNN's Atika Shubert looks at some of the machine's problems.

Large Hadron Collider back onlineupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 16:18:00

"The LHC is back," the European Organization for Nuclear Research announced triumphantly Friday, as the world's largest particle accelerator resumed operation more than a year after an electrical failure shut it down.

Search for 'God particle'updated: Mon Nov 23 2009 16:18:00

Is the Large Hadron Collider being sabotaged from the future? Or merely by birds?'s Elizabeth Landau reports.

Physicist held in France over 'terror links'updated: Fri Oct 09 2009 18:12:00

A man arrested in France on suspicion of links to terrorist organizations is a physicist who was working with the agency known for being home of the Large Hadron Collider -- the world's most powerful particle accelerator.

Big Bang machine detectors will be 'even more perfect'updated: Tue Apr 28 2009 12:04:00

On a recent episode of "South Park," Mr. Marsh steals a particle accelerator magnet so his son, Stan, can win the Pinewood Derby. The magnet's power results in an alien encounter, and chaos ensues.

Colliding with nature's best-kept secretsupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 15:50:00

Visiting a particle accelerator is like a religious experience, at least for Nima Arkani-Hamed. Shutdown Atom Smasher to Be Back Runningupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 17:00:00

Damage to the world's largest atom smasher will take much of the planned winter shutdown to repair but it will be back in action as planned next spring, a spokesman for the operator said Why The Large Hadron Collider Is Already On The Fritzupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 12:00:00

Nine days after the successful test run of the world's largest particle accelerator in Geneva, the machine has been shut down for repairs Supercollider Down Until Next Year?updated: Sun Sep 21 2008 18:00:00

The unique qualities of the world's largest particle collider mean that the meltdown of a small electrical connection could delay its groundbreaking research until next year

Large Hadron Collider fired up in 'God particle' huntupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 08:15:00

Scientists Wednesday applauded as one of the most ambitious experiments ever conceived got successfully underway, with protons being fired around a 27-kilometer (17-mile) tunnel deep beneath the border of France and Switzerland in an attempt to unlock the secrets of the universe. What the Collider Might Discoverupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 11:00:00

The world's biggest accelerator fires up (Earth is safe so far) in an effort to unlock some of nature's most enduring mysteries Big Bang Collider Test Successfulupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 05:00:00

The world's biggest physics experiment has succeeded in its first major test as a beam of protons was successfully fired all the way around a 17-mile tunnel beneath the Swiss-French border.

Subterranean secrets of the Universeupdated: Tue Nov 21 2006 09:58:00

In a cosmic-sized cavern 100 meters beneath the French-Swiss border, scientists from around the globe are making final preparations for the largest experiment the world has ever seen in an attempt to unearth the origins of the Universe.

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