These hardy physics components live at the center of particle production.
It doesn’t seem like collisions of particles with no mass should be able to produce the “mass-giving” boson, the Higgs. But every other second at the LHC, they do.
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After a week of appreciation for each of the four particle contenders, the photon emerged as the winner in the Subatomic Smackdown.
Symmetry goes inside the CERN Control Centre on restart day.
The LHC is one of the coldest places on the planet.
These two-minute animations break down the accelerator systems at Fermilab and CERN.
The bottom quark may lead physicists on a path to new discoveries.