October 12, 2013
At a conference in Kolkata in September 2012, Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director General of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), said, “I always spell boson with a capital letter.” He w...
October 9, 2013
Peter Higgs, from the University of Edinburgh, UK, and Francois Englert, from the Free University of Brussels, have been awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for 2013 for their work in understanding...
July 30, 2013
Astrophysicists from the Irkutsk State University have begun the construction of the world’s largest gamma-ray telescope: the Tunka—HiSCORE. The telescope will be constructed in Tunka Valley...
July 22, 2013
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July 18, 2013
Scientists still have doubts over the theory that Earth arose from the collision of asteroids, as its composition does not resemble that of meteoroids — the small particles that break off from ast...
June 28, 2013
In a breakthrough, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have devised a new fibre optic technology that promises to increase bandwidth dramatically, easing Internet congestion and video stre...
April 16, 2013
For the first time, scientists, including an Indian-origin physicist, have observed concrete hints of a particle behind the elusive dark matter that is believed to hold the cosmos together but has...
February 28, 2013
DNA bases and amino acids are essential for life
January 24, 2013
CERN doesn't only house the world's most energetic particle collider but also the unique experiments necessary to study antiparticles. By summer 2014, one such experiment will attempt to produce a beam of anti-hydrogen for study.
September 4, 2012
Rolf Heuer, director general of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) said here on Monday that he believed that Satyendra Nath Bose, the physicist in honour of whom a family of par...
October 10, 2013
The work behind this year’s Nobel for Physics advances the search for a grand unifying theory on the fundamental aspects of nature
October 8, 2013
The Nobel Prize for physics in 2013 has been awarded to Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, a Briton and a Belgian, "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our underst...
July 29, 2013
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July 19, 2013
Physicists Pierluigi Campana and Tiziano Camporesi, leaders of the two main teams of scientists at the European Centre for Nuclear Research, say they measured a particle called "Bs" decaying into muons, a fundamental particle. »
July 4, 2013
There is excitement among particle physicists following evidence of the existence of a four-quark particle which has been seen in two experiments — the Belle particle detector in Japan and in BESI...
June 27, 2013
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March 14, 2013
It's a version of "God particle", says CERN
February 25, 2013
A potential Higgs Boson particle discovered last year could spell doom for our universe, researchers claim.
November 28, 2012
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Mobile phones may use two types of input devic...
August 26, 2012
One of the earliest exponents of the theory was born here