Higgs Boson Scientists Win Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, for their work on the theory of the Higgs boson a.k.a. "The God Particle" a.k.a the elementary particle thought to explain why some other particles have mass a.k.a. the fundamental particle whose discovery Stephen Hawking bet against –… » 10/08/13 6:50am 10/08/13 6:50am

J.J. Abrams and Edgar Wright team up for a mystery movie called

Two entertainment icons, J.J. Abrams and Edgar Wright, are teaming up for a mysterious science fiction movie called Collider. Could this be our first big Hollywood picture about the Large Hadron Collider? And is it the same as the God Particle project that Abrams was linked to recently? » 7/24/12 6:30am 7/24/12 6:30am

Physicists reveal compelling evidence for the "God Particle"

This morning, physicists representing the Large Hadron Collider's two largest experiments — ATLAS and CMS — announced that both teams have independently uncovered signals that point to the appearance of the Higgs boson. That's the long-sought sub-atomic particle thought to endow all other particles with mass. » 12/13/11 9:00am 12/13/11 9:00am

CERN photos look like set pics from the most stylish science fiction…

CERN may not have discovered the "God particle," but these photos of the facility by engineer Ricardo Hurtubia are almost enough to inspire religious levels of awe. Glowy energy balls, weird shapes, trippy lights... it's all like the mind-bending science fiction film we've been waiting for. Appropriately, almost every… » 2/03/11 8:30am 2/03/11 8:30am

The Large Hadron Collider In SF Novels: Vatican Destroyer and Battery…


It may have taken longer than anyone expected to get the Large Hadron Collider cranked up and pummeling the secrets of creation (no doubt due to sabotage from the future) but the LHC has ruled science fiction books for years. » 3/31/10 2:30pm 3/31/10 2:30pm