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Andri pol takes a look inside CERN’s swiss headquarters

‘inside CERN – european organization for nuclear research’, a book recently published by Lars Müller, includes a wide selection of photographs, taken by andri pol, which offer a unique insight into life at the company and a glimpse into the lives of the characters behind one of the world’s most scientifically complex institutions.

Click on the link to see further details, as well as a review of the book. 

How the Higgs Boson Was Found

Before the elusive particle could be discovered—a smashing success—it had to be imagined.

Physicist Brian Greene on the history of the Higgs Boson and why its discovery is so important for Science. A perfect Sunday read. 

I am astounded at the amazing speed with which these results have emerged. They are a testament to the expertise of the researchers and the elaborate technologies in place. I never expected this to happen in my lifetime and shall be asking my family to put some champagne in the fridge.