Resources: The Large Hadron Collider at CERN


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Large Hadron Collider at CERN (main page)

CMS Physics (great resource for interested general public, teachers, students)


  • Sample, Ian. 2010. Massive: the missing particle that sparked the greatest hunt in science. Philadelphia, PA: Basic Books
  • Close, Frank. 2004. Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford Univ Press
  • Close, Frank, Michael Marten, Christine Sutton. (2004, new edition). The Particle Odyssey : A journey to the Heart of the Matter. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Lincoln, Don. 2009. The Quantum Frontier: The Large Hadron Collider (Foreword by Leon Lederman). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Lincoln, Don. 2004. Understanding the universe: from quarks to the cosmos. New Jersey: World Scientific.
  • John Barrow. 2007. New Theories of Everything. Oxford Univ Press.
  • Weinberg, Steven. 1992. Dreams of a final theory. New York: Pantheon.
  • Wilczek, Frank. 2008. The Lightness of Being. New York: Basic Books (Perseus Group).
  • P.J. Ford & G.A. Saunders. 2004. The Rise of the Superconductors. CRC Press.
  • Börner, Gerhard. 2004. The Early Universe. Springer.
  • Aczel, Amir D. 2010. Present at the Creation: The Story of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider. New York: Harmony Books.


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Single photons observed at seemingly faster-than-light speeds

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New Exotic Subatomic Particle Observed: Omega-sub-b Baryon

World-Record Energy Collisions Achieved at Large Hadron Collider

For the first time ever, scientists watch an atom’s electrons moving in real time

Large Hadron Collider gets yet more exotic ‘to-do’ list: Scientific American

Particles are back in the LHC More precise measurements of the W boson

Physicists beginning to see data from the Large Hadron Collider

Scientists crash lead nuclei together to create the hottest and densest nuclear material ever

MIT Awaits Data From World's Biggest Physics Experiment

Upping the Anti: CERN Physicists Trap Antimatter Atoms for the First Time: Scientific American

The Large Hadron Collider enters a new phase

Large Hadron Collider pauses protons; enters new phase

CERN completes transition to lead-ion running at the Large Hadron Collider

At CERN, Trillions of Reasons to Be Excited About Large Hadron Collider -