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It's The End Of The World As We Know, And I Feel Fine

Not only are there some mind-bending things going on at CERN, the international research lab that runs the Hadron Collider (seen here), but there are some sweet gentle geniuses there willing to hold our hands and explain. 138 more words


That's a (particle physics) rap

For the remaining Saturdays in the blogathon, I’m featuring creative and fun science videos. This one made the online rounds a few years ago, but it’s still one of the best general explanations of the… 22 more words


Stuff We're Loving: New Science

Feelings of Microcosmic Insignificance.

That’s what the hubble deep space field evokes.  The picture below is the most important picture ever taken by humankind, at least according to… 331 more words

Stuff We're Loving

Women We Love: Kate McAlpine

Who is Kate McAlpine, you ask? Perhaps you know her better by her rap alter ego, alpinekat? Yes, Kate is the woman behind the Large Hadron Rap… 245 more words

Media Watch

Large Hadron Collider - physics teachers take note

I read an article today in a newspaper (I was at my in-laws house, where no internet exists and all information is relayed in newsprint or from TV services!) about the… 489 more words

Large hadron collider rap

The world’s largest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider, is scheduled to begin operations next week. The device will search for fundamental subatomic particles and hopefully will be able to tell us more about the every early universe. 111 more words