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Relativity Corrections Could Explain Faster Than Light Neutrinos
2011-10-18 04:47:05

When researchers at CERN observed what they believed to be sub-atomic particles moving faster than the speed of light, some believed that the discovery could challenge the very fundamental laws of the universe.

Image 1 - Higgs Boson App Released For Android Devices
2011-10-10 08:30:44

Scientists at CERN have unveiled a new free app for Google Android phones and tablet computers that lets users see events unfolding live inside the particle accelerator in a 3D view.

Have CERN Experiments Broken The Speed Of Light?
2011-09-23 05:06:58

Researchers at the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN) are reporting that they have discovered sub-atomic particles moving faster than the speed of light -- a finding which, if verified, could well turn the fundamental laws of the universe on their ear.

Higgs May Be Detected As Early As Christmas
2011-09-02 12:30:05

Researchers at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) said that the hunt for the Higgs particle is well ahead of schedule.

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2011-08-25 11:37:37

Our understanding of how clouds form may need to be revised, according to new research published in the journal Nature.

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2011-08-23 13:00:47

Physicists are hinting that the Higgs-Boson particle, sometimes referred to as the “God particle”, may be nonexistent.

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2011-08-11 11:15:00

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) team is looking to the public to help it hunt for the Higgs boson particle.

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2011-07-26 06:15:00

The scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have been unsuccessful in proving the existence of the so-called "God particle" so far, but they are getting close.

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2011-07-23 05:40:00

Scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN may have gotten their first look at the so-called "God particle" -- the fabled massive elementary particle known as the Higgs boson.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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