Latest CERN Stories

Particle Collider To Become Accurate Stopwatch
2012-11-12 11:58:14

In order to measure the shortest light pulses ever created, physicists plan to convert the CERN particle collider in Geneva, Switzerland into the planet's most accurate stop watch by 2018.

Particle Physics Mission Celebrates One Year In Space
2012-07-25 13:54:01

Physicists around the world are celebrating the one year anniversary of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS).

Hunt For The Higgs: A Bet, A Glitch, And A Gateway
2012-07-05 15:29:04

About ten years ago British physicist Stephen Hawking was at a conference in South Korea when he made a small wager with University of Michigan physicist Gordon Kane that the long-theorized Higgs boson particle did not exist, a bet that Kane honored four years later, by sending the world renown physicist a check for $100, acknowledging that there was no Higgs.

New Particle Discovery Could Be The Elusive Higgs Boson
2012-07-04 08:35:29

Scientists at Europe’s CERN research center have revealed the discovery of a new subatomic particle, one that could be the elusive Higgs boson or “God particle.”

Tevatron Announces Find Higgs Finding Ahead Of CERN's July 4 Announcement
2012-07-02 14:17:21

Before Wednesday's big CERN event, Tevatron scientists have admitted that they are still uncertain about the existence of the God particle.

CERN, LHC, Higgs Boson
2012-06-29 05:47:22

CERN will present preliminary findings from its search for the Higgs Boson, the so-called ‘God particle’, on July 4 as an international physics conference gets underway, the Geneva-based organization said on Thursday.

2012-06-13 07:44:37

Researchers at CERN are closing in on the so-called ‘God Particle’ that is the last major missing piece to the theoretical Standard Model of how the universe works at its most basic level.

2012-06-03 06:50:39

The Director of CERN says that he is confident that his group will have proven the existence of the Higgs Boson before the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is turned off for upgrades at year's end.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.