Life as a Postdoc at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Life as a Postdoc at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Dr Oon Chern Ein shares about her life as a postdoc in the research institute famous for the Nobel Prize award.

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The Marie Curie Fellowship at CERN: A Personal Account

The Marie Curie Fellowship at CERN: A Personal Account

A personal account of a Malaysian working at the site of the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, written by Yi Ling Hwong. It was a hot and humid day in the peak of summer in July 2008. I was in a room somewhere inside CERN, too early in the morning, and too casually dressed for…

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Higgs and the kitten

Higgs and the kitten

One year ago before I came to CERN I had no idea what the Higgs boson was, I thought a wormhole is where birds are sent to when they die and Quark is a kind of food I like. I thought life was the biggest concoction of coincidental and wicked confusion, until one day someone tried to explain the string theory to me.

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