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5 technologies that will make sense in 2015

5 technologies that will make sense in 2015

By 29 March 2010

New technology is a wonderful thing, but waiting to get it into your hands can be maddening. It's all very well when Nikon launches a compact camera or Sony a new version of the PSP, but take it beyond the realm of consumer hardware and that lag time... >>

Large Hadron Collider computing grid launched

Large Hadron Collider computing grid launched

By 6 October 2008

Its creation may have been controversial, and people may have believed that when it was turned on, the world was going to end, but no. The Large Hadron Collider has been churning away in CERN (although is currently off thanks to a fault), and the team... >>

Hackers hit LHC website

Hackers hit LHC website

By 15 September 2008

Hackers have "infiltrated" the computer system of the Large Hadron Collider. The "Greek Security Team", as the group has apparently dubbed itself, added a page to the CERN facility's site calling those in charge of the IT there "a bunch of school kids"... >>

Competition for Large Hadron Collider to be renamed

Competition for Large Hadron Collider to be renamed

By 12 September 2008

The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched a competition to find a better, more catchy name, for the Large Hadron Collider, offering a £500 prize purse in the process. "The multi-billion pound particle accelerator which started up yesterday morning... >>

Google marks Large Hadron Collider activation

Google marks Large Hadron Collider activation

By 10 September 2008

Google has marked the activation of the Large Hadron Collider (aka the black hole machine of death) at the CERN laboratories with one of their infamous graphics on their home page. Go science. >>