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CERN turns 60 and celebrates peaceful collaboration for science

Today, CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is blowing out 60 candles at an event attended by official delegations from 35 countries. Founded in 1954, CERN is today the largest particle physics laboratory ...

Upgrading the Large Hadron Collider

Scientists from the Particle Physics Research Group at the University of Bristol are currently working on upgrades to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the particle accelerator and collider located at CERN (the European Organization ...

Video: How String Theory scaled up

In August 1984 two physicists arrived at a formula that transformed our understanding of string theory, an achievement now recognised by a major award. Professor Michael Green of the Department of Applied Mathematics and ...

Fifty years of quarks

In 1964, two physicists independently proposed the existence of the subatomic particles known as quarks.

Nobel physics laureate Higgs 'overwhelmed' (Update)

British scientist Peter Higgs said he was "overwhelmed" after he and Belgium's Francois Englert were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work on the Higgs Boson particle.

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