Large Hadron Collider (LHC) generates a 'mini-Big Bang'

The Large Hadron Collider has successfully created a mini-Big Bang by smashing together lead ions instead of protons.

LHC now fully fledged heavy metal collider

First collisions between lead ions just four days after the protons stopped

LHC finds 'interesting effects'

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider say they are getting some fascinating early results as they get set to probe new areas of physics.

LHC smashes beam collision record

The Large Hadron Collider doubles its rate of particle collisions, paving the way for a new phase of operation.

Large Hadron Collider smashes protons, sets record

The Large Hadron Collider has had a smashing success, bringing together twin beams of protons to create a record-shattering atom smashup.