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The LHC and the dark matter mystery
... the rabbit hole CERN from the air. Image © 2008 CERN . To find out what dark matter is and how it behaves we need ... protons going in opposite directions. Image © 2008 CERN The LHC's aim is to discover new particles by smashing ...
Marianne  11 Dec 2015  16:56  1 comment

Maths in a minute: Symmetry
... all articles (+ this article) of it into Arabic, in my blog. they love it as much as i do. Thank all reply ...
Marianne  23 Nov 2016  11:48  1 comment

We love the LHC!
... spark widespread media coverage. Its initial start up in 2008 spurred headlines that it would create black holes , and it ...
Rachel  23 Nov 2016  14:10  0 comments

Maths in a minute: Clever sums
... Permalink Submitted by Anonymous on February 7, 2013 Would it not be simpler to add: 100 99 + 1 ...
Marianne  23 Nov 2016  10:11  2 comments

Finding the nine...
... by 9. You might try, for example, the number 923,156,784. But this number doesn't work — the first three digit number, 923, is ... No it's not. It fails at 7th Permalink Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2011 ...
Rachel  18 Mar 2015  18:23  41 comments

Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
... we put to you which didn't win — post a comment on a blog if you'd like us to look at them again! How did the Universe start? ...
Rachel  14 Nov 2016  13:39  15 comments

News from the world of maths: Mathematical physicist wins 2008 Templeton Prize
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Mathematical physicist wins 2008 Templeton Prize The 2008 Templeton Prize has been awarded to Polish mathematical physicist ...
plusadmin  6 Apr 2010  14:44  0 comments

Weighing balls
... Permalink Submitted by Alkis on December 7, 2016 What planet are you from? ...
Marianne  11 Nov 2016  13:04  19 comments

No place like home for Martin Rees
... We can look back to a time when the universe was about 7 times more compressed then it is now, and the density therefore was higher then it is now by 7 3 . When we look at a distant galaxy, we infer from how much the ...
plusadmin  17 Oct 2016  11:11  0 comments

Outer space: Cushioning the blow
... see that ; that is, the sweet spot is at a height equal to 0.7 times the diameter ( ) of the ball. I thought that this would tell me the ...
plusadmin  17 Oct 2016  13:19  0 comments