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2011-01-11 05:55:00

The search for the elusive Higgs boson particle appears on track to become a one-horse race this year, after the United States’ Tevatron accelerator was denied an extension to remain operating through 2014.

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2010-12-07 05:57:32

European scientists said on Monday that the creation and capture of anti-hydrogen atoms has put them on track to solving one of the greatest cosmic mysteries.

2010-12-07 00:00:45

Researchers at RIKEN, Japan’s flagship research institution, have successfully devised the world’s first experimental technique for measuring ground-state hyperfine transitions of antihydrogen.

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2010-12-03 13:38:05

Directors of the CERN research center said that new data on the origins of the universe is pouring in so quickly that physicists may extend the current opening phase of their "Big Bang" project to the end of 2012.

2010-12-02 15:46:52

Europe needs an Institute of Industrial Mathematics to tighten the link between maths and industry as an enabler of innovation – putting maths at the heart of Europe's innovation.

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2010-11-18 06:15:00

Physicists working at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced on Wednesday that they had successfully trapped and stored antimatter atoms for the first time ever.

2010-11-17 22:08:44

In the movie Angels and Demons, scientists have solved one of the most perplexing scientific problems: the capture and storage of antimatter.

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2010-11-16 08:26:17

Scientists working at the CERN research center in Geneva, Switzerland say their “Big Bang” project should show the first proof of the existence of dimensions beyond the four known -- length, width, height and time -- as early as next year.

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2010-11-08 13:54:00

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has taken new steps by smashing together lead ions instead of protons to create a "mini-Big Bang."

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2010-11-04 07:10:00

Researchers working at the world’s highest-energy particle accelerator on the Franco-Swiss border are nearly set to create the Big Bang on a miniature scale.


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