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large hadron collider

UPDATE: The world is still here
September 10, 2008 · 2 Comments

photo credit: Ethan Hein Science definitely wasn’t sleeping last night -in the very wee hours of the night, (2:30 a.m. Central time to be exact) physicists at the world’s largest particle physics laboratory – CERN – threw the switch on perhaps the most massive physics experiment ever attempted. (The AP confirms: we’re still here.) The eventual goal: […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.9.08)
September 9, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Coming soon: giant black hole? photo credit: pingnews.com So here’s what went down after you logged off. Worried that CERN is about to create a giant black hole? (As in, tomorrow?) Steven Hawking has bet $100 that the 14-year, $8 billion project won’t even find what it’s looking for. NASA’s Mars Rover has been Twittering madly since […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.2.08)
September 2, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

He’s excited because he’s getting smarter. photo credit: foundphotoslj So here’s what went down after you logged off. Crew aboard the International Space Station had a bit of excitement over the long weekend (on top of the presumably high levels created by living in space) – as they had to fire the station’s thrusters in […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.20.08)
August 20, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: billaday So here’s what went down after you logged off. With dead zones expanding and a growing continent of plastic – is it too late to save the ocean? It’s coming! Here’s an update on CERN’s progress as we countdown to the big day (they throw the switch Sept. 10.) Shipwrecks: not just […]



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