A telescope buried under the Antarctic ice, and recreating the Big Bang underneath Switzerland – high energy physics in Melbourne this week.

Yesterday, we heard from Lyn Evans, “Evans the Atom”, who designed and built the Large Hadron Collider, and is now working on the next generation of atom smashers.

Today, meet Sheldon Stone, who’s recreating the Big Bang at the LHC beauty experiment to find out what was there in the earliest moments of the universe. [continue reading…]