Switzerland – UC Professor Marjorie Shapiro and some thousands of other scientists gathered on Monday to give the Hadron Collider its first whirl. This supercollider is $10 billion project to be used for recreating mini-universes (never did we think we’d use the word ‘universe’ in a plural form), kinda. Physicists claim this test run was a success, and are excited for the implications of future experimentation. Meanwhile, cloggers stumble through the science-speak and smirk at the comical details: read more »