Large Hadron Collider

What to expect from the world of science in 2016

Science continues to shift the boundaries of what we think we know and 2016 will be no exception. Sarah Wild highlights the fields to keep an eye on.

SA crunches into the collider data grid

Admittance to the particle accelerator reveals our ability to back international science experiments.

Could this boson be the ‘God particle’?

A year since the discovery of a subatomic particle set the science world aflutter, evidence is mounting it may be the elusive Higgs boson.

LHC sets brilliant new record

The world's biggest atom smasher has set a new world record for luminosity, a key measure of performance and power, Cern said on Friday.

Atom smasher opens ‘new era’ for science

Scientists at the world's biggest atom smasher near Geneva on Tuesday started colliding particles at record energy levels.

When the world ended

December 31 1999, and I couldn't have been further away from a computer ... about half-way up the Mozambican coast.

What will the Large Hadron Collider do for us?

After all, lots of people know that the world wide web came out of Cern, which is home once again to a particle collider project.

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Press Releases

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Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

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South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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Conferences connect people to ideas

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