Why don’t we build a particle accelerator orbiting the Sun?

Disclaimer: this is a blog post, not a paper. Seriously, I'm not suggesting to build such an accelerator, but I believe that by trying to answer this question the reader can learn something about the intriguing realm of accelerator physics. The Large Hadron Collider operating at CERN is the most powerful collider ever built by … Continue reading Why don’t we build a particle accelerator orbiting the Sun?

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Sunday Afternoon TED Talks

 Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of everything Brian Cox on CERN's supercollider Patricia Burchat sheds light on dark matter Brian Greene on String Theory Jill Tarter's call to join the SETI search