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LHC CERN
2015-03-25 10:31:15

Scientists at CERN have been gearing the Large Hadron Collider up for its first active run in two years, but starting up the massive particle physics system will be put on hold for a bit after a short circuit was detected in a powerful electromagnet.

CERN Scientists To Ramp Up LHC Output
2012-02-14 08:18:33

CERN physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva, Switzerland are to increase the machine’s energy output to embark on a last-ditch journey to find the elusive Higgs boson, a theoretical “God particle” that could change physics as we know it.

2011-12-06 23:39:07

Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have set a new record for the calculation of scattering amplitudes.

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.

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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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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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2010-09-18 06:40:00

Europe's particle research center CERN said Friday that budget cuts are forcing the center to shut down its accelerators for a year in 2012, but its flagship "Big Bang" machine will remain unaffected.

2010-06-01 10:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ADELAIDE, Australia, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- LUXIM and Australia's leading lighting company, Gerard Lighting Group (GLG), today announced a strategic partnership agreement.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.