physics


Particle Accelerator
This week Discover Magazine has run the story of what happened to Russian Scientist Anatoli Bugorski when he accidentally stuck his head inside a particle accelerator. It all happened back in 1978, but this was the Soviet Union at a time when talking about anything Nuclear related was not exactly encouraged, […]

What Happens If You Stick Your Head in a Particle Accelerator?



The Nobel Prize for Physics is the one that contains the most well-known names, hence it can be argued is the highlight of the entire endeavour, but perhaps that observation is my personal and wholly subjective bias leaking out? I’d like to argue no. It is certainly the most important prize in […]

2016 Nobel Prize – Physics



Now this is really interesting news (for some), CERN have announced the discovery of new previously unknown particles … Physicists on CERN’s LHCb collaboration say they’ve observed three new exotic particles – X(4274), X(4500) and X(4700) – and also confirmed the existence of a fourth one, X(4140). According to the scientists, […]

CERN LHCb Physicists Observe Three New Tetraquark Particles