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LHC Energies

Exploring the Energies in the Large Hadron Collider

The Large Hadron Collider has produced collisions at 7 TeV. For collisions at 7 TeV, protons need to be ‘ramped’ to 3.5 TeV, the proton has a mass…

Interview with Niels Tuning a LHCb Run Coordinator

Physics Forums is pleased to introduce Niels Tuning. He's a physicist working as the Run Coordinator for the LHCb experiment at CERN. Apart from the…

LHC Part 4: Searching for New Particles and Decays

 The LHC experiments are in full swing collecting data this year (more information in the forum), and a while ago the collaboration of the…

Struggles with the Continuum – Freeman Dyson and QED

 Last time I sketched how physicists use quantum electrodynamics, or 'QED', to compute answers to physics problems as power series in the…

Garrett Lisi’s Superparticle Bet With Frank Wilczek

There is an interesting story unfolding in particle physics. The main motivation for building the Large Hadron Collider was to search for new particles.…
LHC quiz

LHC Quiz: Think You Know about the LHC?

News of the LHC progress has dazzled scientists and hobbyists alike. It's now time to show just how much you know about the operation.Please share…

LHC Part 3: Protons as Large as a Barn

Introduction See also part 1 and part 2 of the series.The LHC commissioning phase is coming to and end. On Wednesday May 20th 2015, the first collisions…

LHC Part 2: Commissioning

Introduction Last month, I wrote a FAQ about working at the LHC, at the time the first beams were circulating in the machine after a stop of two years.…