Retro particle physics at CERN

“Passing through Geneva airport on the way to and from skiing last week made me think of the Large Hadron Collider. The recent news from the CERN has been very good. Quietly and without fuss, the LHC got back into business last month. In the brief period before the Christmas powerdown, a great many particles were detected (‘rediscovered’) whose discovery originally took years of labour. The Collider also broke several new energy records, finally bringing us into a new regime of high energy physics …” (more)

[Cormac O’Raifeartaigh, Antimatter, 30 December]

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