Large Hadron Collider smashes another record
The world's biggest particle collider set a new record early Monday, a feat that should accelerate the quest to pinpoint the elusive particle known as the Higgs Boson, a senior physicist said.
Another Higgs rumor reminds us how science is correctly done
Possible signs of the Higgs remain in latest analyses (Update)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two experiments at the Large Hadron Collider have nearly eliminated the space in which the Higgs boson could dwell, scientists announced in a seminar held at CERN today. However, the ATLAS ...
Famed atom smasher gets twice the energy next year (Update)
The world's largest atom smasher is gearing up for its second three-year run after 16 months of maintenance and upgrades.
Large Hadron Collider sets world record beam intensity
(PhysOrg.com) -- Around midnight this night CERN's Large Hadron Collider set a new world record for beam intensity at a hadron collider when it collided beams with a luminosity of 4.67 x 1032cm-2s-1. This exceeds the previous world ...
Upgrading the Large Hadron Collider
Scientists from the Particle Physics Research Group at the University of Bristol are currently working on upgrades to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the particle accelerator and collider located at CERN ...
CERN scientists to announce proof of Higgs boson found (Update)
Physicists say they have all but proven that the "God particle" exists. They have a footprint and a shadow, and the only thing left is to see for themselves the elusive subatomic particle believed to give ...
3 Questions: Steven Nahn on the elusive Higgs boson
(PhysOrg.com) -- Troubles at the Large Hadron Collider have led some physicists to suggest the Higgs boson is sabotaging its own discovery. Nahn explains why he disagrees.
New way to calculate the effects of Casimir forces
(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT researchers have developed a powerful new tool for calculating the effects of Casimir forces, complicated quantum forces that affect only objects that are very, very close together, with ...
'God particle' discovery poses Nobel dilemma
On July 4, scientists announced they had discovered a new particle that may be the fabled Higgs boson, an exploit that would rank as the greatest achievement in physics in more than half a century.
After Higgs Boson, scientists prepare for next quantum leap
Seven months after its scientists made a landmark discovery that may explain the mysteries of mass, Europe's top physics lab will take a break from smashing invisible particles to recharge for the next leap ...
Quark matter's connection with the Higgs
(Phys.org)—You may think you've heard everything you need to know about the origin of mass. After all, scientists colliding protons at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Europe recently presented stunning ...
Rethinking the universe: Groundbreaking theory proposed in 1997 suggests a 'multiverse'
Some top scientists are beginning to worry that a radical idea proposed in 1997 by three University of Delaware physicists may be right.