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2009-05-08 09:45:00

Austria has plans to pull out of the international particle physics laboratory CERN, due to its share of high costs eating up too much of the country's budget for international research .

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2009-04-23 07:40:00

For most people, it’s hard to imagine a more dramatic force of social change than the Internet-revolution that has swept the planet over the last decade and a half.

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2009-04-20 13:23:02

Tim Berners-Lee, one of the inventors of the World Wide Web, is slated to address audiences on Wednesday during the opening ceremonies of the 18th international World Wide Web conference in Madrid, Spain.

2009-03-25 08:17:31

A novel system is enabling high energy physicists at CERN in Switzerland, to make production runs that integrate their existing pool of distributed computers with dynamic resources in "science clouds."

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2009-03-14 11:35:00

The US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced on Friday that physicists have come closer to finding the elusive "God Particle," which could one day explain why particles have mass.

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2009-03-14 10:40:00

The creator of the Internet thinks that the speed of development and improvement on the World Wide Web will continue to grow and grow.

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2009-02-23 06:30:00

The race is underway to find evidence of a hypothetical particle called the Higgs boson, known as the "God Particle" because it is thought to give mass to the matter that makes up the universe.

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2009-02-17 13:50:00

Fermilab, the US maker of the Tevatron accelerator, is claiming it’s European rival, particle physics lab CERN, is rapidly losing ground in the race to discover the elusive Higgs boson, or "God particle."

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2009-02-10 00:40:00

Scientists will soon come to a decision on when to restart the Large Hadron Collider, the so-called "Big Bang" machine that suffered a costly malfunction after being switched on last September.

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2009-01-05 13:30:00

Scientists say the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will be back online soon in order to conduct a controversial experiment to recreate conditions just after the Big Bang.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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