Timing particle flight
A team of UT Arlington researchers is designing a new, time-of-flight detector that could one day significantly boost measurement capabilities at the Large Hadron Collider, or LHC, in Geneva, Switzerland.
CERN and colliding theories
Findings that showed faster-than-light travel were released to the public too soon.
LHSee - Large Hadron Collider app - Big bang science in your pocket
(PhysOrg.com) -- Want to find out how to Hunt the Higgs Boson using your phone? Ever wondered how the Large Hadron Collider experiments work, and what the collisions look like?
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. ...
Israel becomes associate member of CERN
Israel has become an associate member of the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN), opening the way for full membership in 2013, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday.
Why the LHC (Still) won’t destroy the Earth
Surprisingly, rumors still persist in some corners of the Internet that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is going to destroy the Earth even though nearly three years have passed since it was first turned ...
'God particle' out of hiding places: CERN chief
The elusive Higgs Boson, known as the "God particle", is -- if it exists -- running out of places to hide, the head of the mammoth experiment designed to find it said on Thursday.
Z-prime search may hurdle Higgs hunt
If you're bummed about humanity's biggest accelerator not producing a Higgs particle yet, maybe the latest effort to find a Z-prime will make you feel better. ...
Hints fade of elusive physics 'God particle'
International scientists searching to solve the greatest riddle in all of physics said Monday that signs are fading of the elusive Higgs-Boson particle, which is believed to give objects mass.
Physicists closing in on the elusive Higgs boson
Scientists at a meeting in Grenoble, France, recently stoked speculation that physicists at the world's biggest particle accelerator may soon provide a first look at the elusive Higgs boson - the final piece of evidence needed ...
A hint of Higgs: An update from the LHC
The physics world was abuzz with some tantalizing news a couple of weeks ago. At a meeting of the European Physical Society in Grenoble, France, physicists -- including some from Caltech -- announced that ...
A cosmic exclamation point
(PhysOrg.com) -- VV 340, also known as Arp 302, provides a textbook example of colliding galaxies seen in the early stages of their interaction. The edge-on galaxy near the top of the image is VV 340 North ...
Will the real Higgs Boson please stand up?
Although physicists from two experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider and from Fermilabs Tevatron collider recently reported at the Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics that they didn't find ...
Particle collider's Russian supplier bankrupt: report
A Russian factory producing the crystals used in the world's biggest particle collider is bankrupt, a report said Wednesday, questioning why the government would not bail out the unique facility.