Researchers build a particle accelerator that fits on a chip

For the first time, scientists have created a silicon chip that can accelerate electrons - albeit at a fraction of the velocity of the most massive accelerators - using an infrared laser to deliver, in less than a hair.

Plans Revealed for Enormous Particle Collider in China

Scientists this week released a conceptual design report for a next-generation particle accelerator in China, which would serve as a “Higgs boson factory,” as its proponents have called it.