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2013-10-08 23:04:23

François Englert, a Belgian theoretical physicist, and Distinguished Visiting Professor in Residence and founding member of the Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in California,

Nobel Prize Higgs Boson Scientists
2013-10-08 11:01:27

Two scientists behind the theoretical model describing the Higgs boson were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2013.

Physics World Selects Top Physics Discoveries
2013-10-04 04:29:51

In celebration of the publication’s 25th anniversary, Physics World has selected the five most important physics-related discoveries of the past quarter-century, as well as five recent breakthroughs with the potential to change the world.

2013-09-18 12:54:10

Researchers have made the first experimental determination of the weak charge of the proton in research carried out at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab).

New Research May Expose New Aspects Of The Universe
2013-09-04 12:00:28

No one knows for sure, but it is not at all unlikely that the universe is constructed in a very different way than the usual theories and models of today predict.

Higgs Boson Dark Energy
2013-08-12 08:44:59

A new theory suggests perhaps dark energy may be created by interactions of exotic particles like the Higgs Boson.

2013-07-22 23:04:53

New novel aims to get teens interested in science through science fiction and old fashioned adventure. NEW YORK, N. Y.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.