Inside the UK factory where 1,000 MINIs are made every day

Inside the UK factory where 1,000 MINIs are made every day

The MINI factory in Oxford assembles 1,000 cars a day. Each MINI starts as a series of steel panels, these panels are imported each day from the MINI plant in Swindon. The Swindon Plant uses 100,000 tonnes of steel a year. Around 1,000 robots are used to weld each car body before it’s painted. It…

Higgs factory a ‚must for big physics’

Higgs factory a ‚must for big physics’

Image copyright Cern Image caption A candidate Higgs boson collision event at CMS, one of the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider A top physicist says the construction of a „factory” to produce Higgs boson particles is a priority for science. In an exclusive interview, Nigel Lockyer, head of America’s premier particle physics lab, said…