Physicists: Did neutrinos break the speed of light?
(PhysOrg.com) -- The revolutionary news that an experiment measured particles traveling faster than the speed of light drew varied ages and backgrounds to a standing-room only physics department forum, "Faster ...
Contested 'faster-than-light' experiment yields results
A fiercely contested experiment that appears to show the accepted speed limit of the Universe can be broken has yielded the same results in a re-run, European physicists said.
Cosmic particle accelerators get things going
(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's Cluster satellites have discovered that cosmic particle accelerators are more efficient than previously thought. The discovery has revealed the initial stages of acceleration for the ...
CERN has 2020 vision for LHC upgrade
CERN today kicked off the High Luminosity LHC study with a workshop bringing together scientists and engineers from some 14 European institutions, supported through the European Commissions seventh Framework programm ...
Scientists take fresh look at 'faster-than-light' experiment
Scientists who threw down the gauntlet to physics by reporting particles that broke the Universe's speed limit said on Friday they were revisiting their contested experiment.
Use your own computer to tame protons at CERN
Help to unravel the mysteries of the Universe! With the SixTrack project developed by EPFL, your computer can provide CERN with additional computing power.
New SuperB factory particle-accelerator project launched in Italy
CERN and colliding theories
Findings that showed faster-than-light travel were released to the public too soon.
Major US atom-smasher closes after 25 years (Update)
A powerful US atom-smasher that was the world's biggest particle collider for nearly a quarter-century closed forever on Friday, solidifying Europe's place as the world leader in physics. ...
CERN sets course for extra-low-energy antiprotons
The kick-off meeting for ELENA, the Extra Low Energy Antiproton Ring, starts today at CERN. Approved by CERN Council in June this year, ELENA is scheduled to deliver its first antiprotons in 2016. This weeks kick-off ...
Shutdown looms at pioneering American atom smasher
(AP) -- Aside from the slogan on the water tower that reads "City of Energy," there is little in this leafy Chicago suburb of gently rolling hills to indicate that it has been the center of the universe when ...
3 Questions: Faster than light?
The news media were abuzz this week with reports of experiments conducted at the Gran Sasso particle detector complex in Italy, apparently showing subatomic particles called neutrinos had traveled from th ...
Scientists stunned, sceptical on faster-than-light particles
Physicists around the world expressed astonishment and scepticism in equal measure Friday after European scientists reported particles apparently travelling faster than light. ...
Roll over Einstein: Law of physics challenged (Update 3)
One of the very pillars of physics and Einstein's theory of relativity - that nothing can go faster than the speed of light - was rocked Thursday by new findings from one of the world's foremost laboratories.