Archive: 07/5/2013

The Higgs boson: One year on

A year ago today, physicists from the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN proudly announced the discovery of a new boson looking very much like the Higgs boson.

dateJul 05, 2013 in General Physics
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China, US to discuss cybersecurity at forum

China is ready to discuss strengthening cybersecurity with U.S. officials at a high-level forum next week and wants Washington to help settle territorial disputes in East Asia, officials said Friday.

dateJul 05, 2013 in Internet
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Simulating Mars on Earth

A little corner of ESA's technical heart that is forever Mars: this rubble-strewn model of the Red Planet is used to put prototype planetary rovers through their paces. Officially known as the Automation ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Apple seeking 'next big direction': co-founder

Apple is in a waiting period with the US gadget giant seeking the "next big direction" almost two years after the death of its groundbreaking boss Steve Jobs, the company's co-founder Steve Wozniak said Thursday.

dateJul 05, 2013 in Business
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Super-freezer supernova 1987A is a dust factory

(Phys.org) —Surprisingly low temperatures detected in the remnant of the supernova 1987A may explain the mystery of why space is so abundant with dust grains and molecules. The results will be presented ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Astronomy
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