Sound could save circuits: Researchers theorize acoustic waves may cool microelectronics
(PhysOrg.com) -- "Hot sounds" has one meaning to music fans and another to physicists. Count a team of researchers at Rice University among the latter, as they've discovered that acoustic waves traveling along ...
World's most powerful atom smasher restarts: CERN
Scientists have restarted the world's most powerful atom-smasher overnight, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) said Sunday, as they launch a new bid to uncover the secrets of the universe.
First physics from the Large Hadron Collider's CMS detector
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists working on the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC have just published results of the first analysis of data from the highest energy particle collisions ever carried out, bringing us ...
Physicist proposes method to teleport energy
What will the Large Hadron Collider reveal?
With its successful test run at the end of 2009, the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland, seized the world record for the highest-energy particle collisions created by mankind. We can now reflect ...
Hunt for Higgs boson: Mass of top quark narrows search
(PhysOrg.com) -- New high-energy particle research by a team working with data from Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory further heightens the uncertainty about the exact nature of a key theoretical component ...
Large Hadron Collider sets new power world record
(PhysOrg.com) -- CERN's Large Hadron Collider has today become the world's highest energy particle accelerator, having accelerated its twin beams of protons to an energy of 1.18 TeV in the early hours of the ...
Particles are back in the LHC
During the last weekend (23-25 October) particles have once again entered the LHC after the one-year break that followed the incident of September 2008.
A Theory of Dark Matter
Among the most astounding, unexpected, and important achievements of the past century (or even more) have been the discoveries of dark matter and dark energy, collectively dubbed the "dark sector."
Is Everything Made of Mini Black Holes?
Graphene Yields Secrets to Its Extraordinary Properties
(PhysOrg.com) -- Applying innovative measurement techniques, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have directly measured the unusual energy ...
The day the universe froze: New dark energy model includes cosmological phase transition
Imagine a time when the entire universe froze. According to a new model for dark energy, that is essentially what happened about 11.5 billion years ago, when the universe was a quarter of the size it is today.
New experiments constrain Higgs mass (w/Videos)
(PhysOrg.com) -- The territory where the Higgs boson may be found continues to shrink. The latest analysis of data from the CDF and DZero collider experiments at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermilab now ...
Antineutrino detectors could aid non-proliferation
Physicists at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland and even in the fictional world of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" look to subatomic particles called neutrinos to answer the big questions about the universe.