Researchers seeking the fourth property of electrons
Do electrons have a fourth property in addition to mass, charge and spin, as popular physics theories such as supersymmetry predict? Researchers from Germany, the Czech Republic and the USA want to find the ...
Revised theory of gravity doesn't predict a Big Bang
Mathematics + Supercomputers = Big Bang Explained
(PhysOrg.com) -- Mathematician Daniel Reynolds is using supercomputers to unravel the mysteries of the Big Bang.
Planck satellite unveils the Universe -- now and then (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's Planck mission has delivered its first all-sky image. It not only provides new insight into the way stars and galaxies form but also tells us how the Universe itself came to life after ...
Researchers Shed Light on Birth of the First Stars
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the beginning, there were hydrogen and helium. Created in the first three minutes after the Big Bang, these elements gave rise to all other elements in the universe. The factories that ...
Insights into early star formation
Merging beams of hydrogen atoms and hydrogen ions to create molecular hydrogen in the lab helps shed light on star assembly in the early universe, a U.S. and European research team reports in the July 2 issue of Science.
LOFAR: World's biggest radiotelescope launched in Netherlands
Scientists in the Netherlands unveiled the largest radiotelescope in the world on Saturday, saying it was capable of detecting faint signals from almost as far back as the Big Bang.
Planck Mission: Space Probe Peers Into Dark Cosmos
(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine watching the birth of the universe -- the Big Bang -- from the outside. What would you have seen?
Physicists Begin Quest for 'Higgs' Particle at European Collider
(PhysOrg.com) -- More than two dozen UC San Diego physicists and technicians began their long-awaited quest last week in a research facility below the Swiss-French border to find a hypothetical subatomic particle ...
Large Hadron Collider 7 TeV experiment on March 30
(PhysOrg.com) -- With beams routinely circulating in the Large Hadron Collider at 3.5 TeV, the highest energy yet achieved in a particle accelerator, CERN has set the date for the start of the LHC research ...
Early galaxy went through 'teenage growth spurt,' scientists say (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have found a massive galaxy in the early Universe creating stars like our sun up to 100 times faster than the modern-day Milky Way.
Large Hadron Collider set for high speed bash by early April: CERN
The world's most powerful atom smasher will be brought up to unprecedented power by early April, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research said on Wednesday.
From two-trillion-degree heat, researchers create new matter -- and new questions
(PhysOrg.com) -- A worldwide team of researchers have for the first time created a particle that is believed to have been in existence immediately after the creation of the universe - the so-called "Big Bang" ...
No Place to Hide: Missing Primitive Stars Outside Milky Way Uncovered
(PhysOrg.com) -- After years of successful concealment, the most primitive stars outside our Milky Way galaxy have finally been unmasked. New observations using ESO's Very Large Telescope have been used to ...