Latest Subatomic particle Stories
Stanford researchers have reclaimed bragging rights for creating the world's smallest writing, a distinction the university first gained in 1985 and lost in 1990.
Several research projects are underway to try to detect particles that may make up the mysterious "dark matter" believed to dominate the universe's mass.
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) officially celebrated its experiment to discover the origins of the universe.
The massive particle collider built to simulate the conditions of the "Big Bang" will not restart until spring 2009 after a technical glitch forced its shutdown, according to the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN.
By The Associated Press GENEVA (AP) - A small blip on a computer screen sent champagne corks popping among physicists in Switzerland.
By James Thalman Deseret News and Alexander G.
By Rebecca McQuillan reports LOOK outside your window. Is it a beautiful day? Is it raining again? If so, welcome it, go out now in your socks and run about in it. Kiss a stranger. Make the most of every minute, because the doomsayers predict that we might not be here at Christmas.
The field of particle physics is poised to enter unknown territory with the startup of a massive new accelerator--the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)--in Europe this summer. On September 10, LHC scientists will attempt to send the first beam of protons speeding around the accelerator.
By Little, Joseph This article examines the role of the liquid drop analogy in George Gamow's theory of nuclear structure and his subsequent derivation of nuclear energy.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.