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Something goes bump in the data

The CMS and ATLAS experiments at the LHC see something mysterious, but it’s too soon to pop the Champagne.


The wonderful thing about triggers

Physicist Jim Pivarski explains how particle detectors know when to record data.


LHC experiments first to observe rare process

A joint result from the CMS and LHCb experiments precludes or limits several theories of new particles or forces.


Inside the CERN Control Centre

Take a tour of one of the most important rooms at CERN.


Experiments combine to find mass of Higgs

The CMS and ATLAS experiments at the Large Hadron Collider joined forces to make the most precise measurement of the mass of the Higgs boson yet.


Physics in fast-forward

During their first run, experiments at the Large Hadron Collider rediscovered 50 years' worth of physics research in a single month.


Video: LHC experiments prep for restart

Engineers and technicians have begun to close experiments in preparation for the next run.


What’s new for LHC Run II

The Large Hadron Collider gears up for restart.


Watching ‘the clock’ at the LHC

As time ticks down to the restart of the Large Hadron Collider, scientists are making sure their detectors run like clockwork.


New game trades clicks for physics discoveries

A group of students at CERN have created a computer game that makes particle physics research as addictive as Candy Crush Saga.