March 2, 2024



Scientists hope upgraded atom-smasher can crack mysteries of the universe

NBC News


A new phase of operations at the Large Hadron Collider — the world’s largest particle accelerator — is scheduled to start in a few weeks, just a day after the 10th anniversary of its greatest achievement so far: the discovery of the long sought-after Higgs boson.

The collider’s reopening (it’s been closed since 2018) is an important event for global science, as what is generally considered one of the biggest science experiments ever conducted has already helped reveal important details about the fabric of reality.

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