Smashing Research at CERN

“The 17-inch MacBook Pro is my main computer,” says Brian Cox. A particle physicist, Cox works at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, which scientists will soon use to try to recreate the “Big Bang.” Cox uses the Mac because it can run both UNIX for research and productivity apps for everything else. And he’s not alone. “When you look around a physics conference now,” he says, “you see more Macs than anything else.”

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