Scientists have used the Standard Model of particle physics since the 1970s. The model has explained and predicted many properties of our universe. But scientists know other particles exist that will fill in the gaps in our current understanding. Finding them is one of the great challenges of this century.
Artists sometimes come up with the darnedest ideas. Thomas Thwaites is a case in point. Thwaites is a 34-year-old artist from London who decided he wanted to experience what it's like to live life as an animal.
How would you like to stay the night in a former military bunker in Switzerland? With the threat of foreign invasion relatively unlikely in the modern peaceful era of Europe, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been decommissioned and over the years put to commercial use — as everything from hotels to cheese factories.
Thousands of scientists and engineers are hard at work at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, trying to discover the origins of the universe. Lately, however, a few teams of artists have joined them in their work.
FIFA has cleared five men as candidates to lead the organization. The world soccer body says all five passed a thorough 'integrity check.' But all of them are also tainted by their past associations with an organization saddled by years of corruption allegations.
Switzerland's largest bank - UBS - announced massive layoffs today after reporting a $ 1.75 billion loss for the first quarter of 2009. Account holders worldwide continue to withdraw funds after the banking giant agreed to cooperate with foreign authorities investigating tax fraud. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jack Blum, a U.S. attorney specializing in tackling offshore tax abuse.
Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name the country with the most nuclear fallout shelter space per citizen. The answer is Switzerland. Now tourists can get a taste of life inside one of these shelters in the form of the the Null Stern Hotel.