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tghygnhjh
2015-05-14 10:32:20

After nearly three decades worth of waiting, researchers working at the world’s biggest particle collider confirmed on Wednesday that they had observed an extremely rare event that provides new evidence to support the so-called Standard Model of physics.

proton collisions
2015-04-29 09:27:28

The famous Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is expected to restart proton collisions in mid-June, after being fired up again in early April following a two year break for upgrades.

higgs boson
2015-03-06 09:14:32

Two of the greatest scientific research projects of our time – the discovery of the Higgs boson and the search for dark matter – may be related, as researchers from the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden explained in a new Journal of High Energy Physics paper.

LHC run two
2015-03-05 16:00:07

Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland have found through their experiments that theories surrounding particle physics have held up well so far – and that’s the problem.

o-SIMPSONS-570
2015-03-04 13:51:57

Homer predicted the mass of the Higgs boson 14 years before it was discovered.

'god particle'
2015-02-20 09:29:18

For the first time ever, a scientist has detected a simulated version of the so-called "God particle" using superconductors, providing evidence that the Higgs boson can be detected without the use of a superconductor, according to a new study published by the journal Nature Physics.

big bang
2014-11-20 06:56:00

A new study published in Physical Review Letters might explain why the universe did not collapse immediately after the Big Bang, which is something that scientists have been striving to understand.

large hadron collider
2014-11-09 06:07:16

More than two years after physicists from the European Organization for Nuclear Research announced the discovery of a new subatomic particle, scientists continue to debate whether or not the new elementary particle they detected was actually the elusive Higgs boson.

Physicists Closer To Understanding Balance Of Matter, Antimatter
2014-10-29 03:15:14

Physicists in the College of Arts and Sciences have made important discoveries regarding Bs meson particles—something that may explain why the universe contains more matter than antimatter.

Stephen Hawking
2014-09-09 05:04:58

The Higgs boson has been hailed as one of the greatest physics discovery of all time, but preeminent scientist Stephen Hawking has a different take on the so-called God particle – he believes that it could destroy the universe.


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'.