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Einstein's 134th Birthday
2013-03-14 14:34:12

Albert Einstein, almost unanimously considered the greatest physicist since Sir Isaac Newton, would have turned 134 today. And his legacy has never been as vibrant as it is right now in the realm of modern physics.

Higgs Boson Finding Gets Strong Support From New Analyses
2013-03-14 11:52:04

Scientists from CERN say the latest analysis of data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator support the claim that scientists did in fact find the elusive Higgs boson particle last year.

Is The Universe Infinite? Not Likely, Say Physicists
2013-02-19 14:23:24

Physicists sorting out the evidence from last summer's LHC experiments are calculating new data that may show the universe is not as infinite as previously believed.

Supersymmetry Physics Theory Fails Important Test
2012-11-12 16:48:13

Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider are on the verge of squashing an important physics theory known as supersymmetry (SUSY).

Has The Higgs Boson Really Been Found?
2012-08-01 13:56:54

After years of theories and speculation, the Higgs boson particle discovery was announced on July 4, or was it? Several caveats swirled around the somewhat anti-climactic announcement, and almost a month later many scientists familiar with the CERN project are still reluctant to definitively say what they found was the so-called ‘God Particle’.

Physicists Around The World Cheer The Discovery Of The Higgs Particle
2012-07-13 13:12:28

Success at the world's largest particle accelerator LHC / Experiments involving scientists from Mainz University show first direct evidence of the Higgs boson

New Particle Discovery Could Be The Elusive Higgs Boson
2012-07-04 08:35:29

Scientists at Europe’s CERN research center have revealed the discovery of a new subatomic particle, one that could be the elusive Higgs boson or “God particle.”

CERN, LHC, Higgs Boson
2012-06-29 05:47:22

CERN will present preliminary findings from its search for the Higgs Boson, the so-called ‘God particle’, on July 4 as an international physics conference gets underway, the Geneva-based organization said on Thursday.

Potential Cracks In The Standard Model Of Particle Physics
2012-06-19 05:02:58

Recently analyzed data from the BaBar experiment may suggest possible flaws in the Standard Model of particle physics, the reigning description of how the universe works on subatomic scales.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.