The second largest component of the universe is dark matter. The truth is, we understand little of what it is, and more of what it is not.
And possibly an elegant Theory of Everything.
The collider is running more experiments than ever before.
These exotic structures may not even be particles.
Having discovered the Higgs boson in 2012, the Large Hadron Collider has already made quite a name for itself. But how does the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator actually work?
The Large Hadron Collider, built to create and study new particles, is about to get a major upgrade which will allow it to deliver 10 times more collisions that it currently does.
CERN’s Large Hadron Collider records new energy highs after colliding lead nuclei, creating more than 30,000 new particles per collision.
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