Even the most boring collisions at the Large Hadron Collider tell us something – this time about cosmic rays

At the CERN Large Hadron Collider we spend a lot of time and effort trying to filter out the common collisions, so we can focus on the rare events. But even the supposedly dull stuff is helping to resolve some key questions about our universe

Artists impression of cosmic rays entering Earth's atmosphere. Credit: Asimmetrie/Infn

Artists impression of cosmic rays entering Earth’s atmosphere. Credit: Asimmetrie/Infn

At the Guardian.

About Jon Butterworth

UCL Physics prof, works on LHC, writes (books, Guardian Science and elsewhere). Citizen of England, UK, Europe & Nowhere, apparently.
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