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America can't afford to lose its grip on scienceupdated: Thu Dec 08 2011 10:04:00

On a recent visit to Barcelona, Spain, my local translator, who told me he was becoming increasingly interested in physics as he listened to my responses to reporters' questions, commented that he couldn't believe the biggest advances in my field will come not from America but from Europe -- for him, an unexpected turn.

2010: World's biggest science experimentupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 12:24:00 visits the Large Hadron Collider, the world's biggest, most expensive and most feared science experiment.

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.

Looking for the 'God particle'updated: Fri Apr 08 2011 16:49:00

U.S. physicists may have found new particle or natural force. Science expert Bill Nye talks about what it all means.

Epic collision brings scientists closer to grasping universe's originsupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 21:14:00

Scientists say they are a step closer to recreating the conditions at the birth of the universe and to understanding life as we know it, after the successful collision of heavy lead ions in a massive machine in Europe.

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.

Multibillion-dollar collider to probe nature's mysteriesupdated: Wed Apr 15 2009 17:05:00

Deep underground on the border between France and Switzerland, the world's largest particle accelerator complex will explore the world on smaller scales than any human invention has explored before.

Mysteries of universeupdated: Wed Apr 15 2009 17:05:00

Groundbreaking science experiment recreates the Big Bang to unlock secrets of the universe. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.

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.

The particle experimentupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 08:15:00

CNN's Becky Anderson goes inside the tunnels of the biggest scientific experiment ever attempted. 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.

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