News tagged with cern

New type of nuclear fission discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nuclear fission, or the splitting of a heavy nucleus, usually results in symmetrical fragments of the same mass. Physicists attribute the few known examples of fission that is asymmetric to ...

Dec 06, 2010 4.7 / 5 (52) 79 | with audio podcast report

ATLAS physicists release an album

The astonishing ATLAS Experiment at CERN in Geneva has already made headlines around the world for its pioneering research into the origins of the Universe. But incredibly, after discovering that a large number ...

Nov 17, 2010 4.6 / 5 (7) 0

LHC lawsuit case dismissed by US court

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Hawaiian man's lawsuit to try to prevent operations of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been dismissed due to a failure to show a "credible threat of harm," according to the judge. And, ...

Sep 13, 2010 3.7 / 5 (15) 203 | with audio podcast weblog