The Large Hadron Collider's ATLAS detector under construction in 2005. ATLAS is one of the tools physicists are using to try and understand how the universe works. Maximilien Brice/CERN hide caption toggle caption Maximilien Brice/CERN 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Are Physicists Ready To Give Up The Chase For SUSY? April 26, 2014 It's been four decades since the idea of supersymmetry was proposed as a better way to explain the universe. The problem is, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser, that we haven't been able to prove it.