Particle collision thought to replicate Big Bang forces, may help explain how things exist
By the logic of science, things simply shouldn't exist. The best scientific minds of several generations have reasoned that shortly after the Big Bang created the universe, matter and antimatter should have wiped each other ...
Scientists find evidence for significant matter-antimatter asymmetry
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists of the DZero collaboration at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced Friday, May 14, that they have found evidence for significant violation ...
Inside Science Of Iron Man 2
When Iron Man 2 opens in theaters this Friday, you probably won't notice the science consultant who helped bring real science into the world of science fiction.
Giant natural particle accelerator discovered above thunderclouds
(PhysOrg.com) -- A lightning researcher at the University of Bath has discovered that during thunderstorms, giant natural particle accelerators can form 40 km above the surface of the Earth.
New high-speed integrated circuit for world's biggest physics experiment is fastest of its kind
A new high-speed integrated circuit to reliably transmit data in the demanding environment of the world's largest physics experiment is the fastest of its kind.
Nuclear missing link created at last: Superheavy element 117 (Update)
(PhysOrg.com) -- A collaboration of Russian and US physicists has finally created element 117 - a superheavy element made of atoms containing 117 protons that is roughly 40% heavier than lead.
UA Physicists Charged Up About Record Collisions in Large Hadron Collider
(PhysOrg.com) -- Now the research begins for the team of University of Arizona physicists who built pieces of the largest scientific instrument ever, the Large Hadron Collider.
Vanderbilt sets up 1 of 8 virtual control rooms for LHC in US
On Tuesday, Mar. 30, the world's most powerful particle accelerator is scheduled to begin slamming subatomic particles together at record energies and recording the consequences of the micro-explosions that ...
Magnetic monopole experiment at CERN could rewrite laws of physics
(PhysOrg.com) -- An experiment led by a University of Alberta researcher, at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, could dramatically change our concepts of basic physics, revolutionize our understanding of the Universe ...
For One Tiny Instant, Physicists May Have Broken a Law of Nature
(PhysOrg.com) -- For a brief instant, it appears, scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island recently discovered a law of nature had been broken.
Rumblings about CERN is empty talk
'Hadron Collider to be closed amid fears of a very big bang' read the headline in a major English newspaper and sparked controversy over the future of CERN. Was there a future for the large European research ...
Measuring material hotter than the sun
(PhysOrg.com) -- Three Vanderbilt physicists are members of the scientific team that have reported creating an exotic state of matter with a temperature of four trillion degrees Celsius. It's the hottest temperature ...
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.
'Bubbles' of Broken Symmetry in Quark Soup at RHIC (w/ Video)
Scientists at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a 2.4-mile-circumference particle accelerator at the U.S. DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory, report the first hints of profound symmetry transformations ...