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  • 25 years of the World Wide Web: Top 10 interesting WWW facts 11-03-2014 08:18 PM

    New Delhi: Today, you are able to access numerous webpages through a Web browser over the Internet. You use Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, Google and many other websites often to get information, stay in touch with people and remain updated. Most of us heavily rely on the Internet, and the power...
  • PM outlines science R and D projects with an outlay of Rs 9K crore 03-02-2014 05:30 PM

    Jammu: In major boost to scientific research and development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday announced projects including a National Mission on High Performance Computing and a Neutrino-based Observatory in Tamil Nadu with an outlay of about Rs. 9,000 crore. Asserting that government has invested in several areas to ensure...
  • Two CERN scientists to be honoured by President 17-06-2013 07:58 PM

    Agartala: Two eminent scientists associated with CERN, the prestigious European laboratory for particle physics, would be conferred honorary Doctor of Science (DSC) degree by National Institute of Technology (NIT) Agartala. CERN Director General Rolf-Dieter Heuer and eminent scientist Bikash Sinha of Kolkata, who is also associated with CERN, would be...
  • The elusive search for the first ever Web page 11-06-2013 03:09 PM

    For the European physicists who created the World Wide Web, preserving its history is as elusive as unlocking the mysteries of how the universe began. The scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN, are searching for the first Web page. It was at...
  • The world's first website is now back 01-05-2013 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: On the 20th birth anniversary of the World Wide Web, CERN, a European research organisation near Geneva, has announced to preserve some of the digital assets that are associated with the birth of the web. The URL to the world's first website - info.cern.ch - has already been...
  • World Wide Web turns 20: Top 10 interesting facts about the Web 01-05-2013 02:24 PM

    New Delhi: Today, you are able to access numerous webpages through a web browser over the Internet. You use Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, Google and many other websites often to get information, stay in touch with people and remain updated. Most of us heavily rely on the Internet, and the power...
  • CERN scientists find asymmetry in particle decay 24-04-2013 08:46 PM

    Geneva: Scientists at the world's biggest atom smasher have found further reasons for the apparent lack of antimatter in the universe. A team working with data from CERN's Large Hadron Collider says it has discovered a particle that decays unevenly into matter and antimatter. The lab near Geneva said on...
  • Scientists want Higgs boson to be renamed 21-04-2013 06:55 PM

    London: What's in a name? A lot - at least as far as the Higgs boson is concerned. Some leading scientists want the elusive God particle, called Higgs boson after its discoverer Peter Higgs, to be renamed in order to also credit the other researchers involved in its discovery. Scientists...
  • Scientists may have detected dark matter particle 16-04-2013 03:40 PM

    Washington: For the first time, scientists, including an Indian-origin physicist, have observed concrete hints of a particle behind the elusive dark matter that is believed to hold the cosmos together but has never been directly observed. The international Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (SuperCDMS) experiment involving Texas A&M high-energy physicist...
  • Scientists close to tracking down 'dark matter' in the universe 04-04-2013 06:10 AM

    Geneva: Scientists said on Wednesday they may be close to tracking down the mysterious "dark matter" which makes up more than a quarter of the universe but has never been seen. A final identification of what makes up the enigmatic material would solve one of the biggest mysteries in physics...
  • Indian connection to the God particle: From scientific expertise to Shiva's dance

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    "Who knows for certain? Who shall here declare it? Whence was it born, whence came creation? The gods are later than this world's ...

  • The God particle: all in God's name

    For crying out loud |  Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
    Since last evening, I've been flooded with updates on various social networking sites about the breakthrough discovery of this all new, sub atomic particle with...

  • Scientists at CERN find signs of 'god particle' 14-12-2011 01:59 PM

    The Higgs Boson - also known as 'the god particle'- is believed to hold the answer to what creates mass. ...
  • Scientists find signs of missing 'god particle' 13-12-2011 08:49 PM

    Geneva: Scientists at the CERN physics research centre said on Tuesday they had found signs of - although not yet conclusively discovered - the Higgs boson, an elementary particle which is the missing link in the Standard Model of physics. Fabiola Gianotti, the scientist in charge of the ATLAS experiment...
  • CERN scientists narrow search for Higgs boson 09-12-2011 09:55 AM

    Geneva: CERN physicists have moved the focus of their search for the Higgs boson, the particle many think gave the universe form after the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, to a narrow band on the mass spectrum, a spokesman said on Wednesday. And science bloggers close to the research...
  • Scientists prove Einstein's theory of relativity wrong? 20-11-2011 02:12 PM

    Scientists, who in September said they discovered sub-atomic particles can travel faster than light, have fine tuned their experiment and the result seems to confirm the startling finding. ...
  • Google app shows colliding protons in real time 11-10-2011 09:10 AM

    London: A free new app on Google Android phones and tablets helps users view colliding protons in real time and 3D within the particle accelerator used by scientists carrying out work under the mountains on the French-Swiss border. The app, created by an Oxford team led by physicist Alan Barr...
  • Will Einstein's theory of relativity be proved false? 24-09-2011 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: Will Einstein's 1905 theory of relativity - one of the most fundamental pillars of physics - that underpins "nothing can travel faster than light-300,000 kms, or 186,000 miles, per second" be proved wrong? The speculations started coming after scientists at the world's largest physics lab CERN claim to...
  • Scientists find particles faster than light 24-09-2011 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: Nothing travels faster than light, that is one of Physics' most basic laws. Now scientists say they have seen something that can and that can prove that Einstein could actually have been wrong. Scientists at the CERN Nuclear research centre in Geneva fired neutrinos, which are tiny sub...
  • Indian school kids at the Big Bang experiment

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    Our parents' genes probably decide how intelligent we can be. But our teachers most definitely influence how much we love our studies. Raka Dona ...

  • 20 years of WWW: Interesting facts about the Web 06-08-2011 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: You are reading this post on a website (or probably some variant of it) and it was 20 years ago, on August 6, 1991 that the first website went online. Tim Barners Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, had on this day, two decades back, posted...
  • New tech makes net work lightning fast 30-03-2010 04:12 PM

    An exclusive fibre optic internet (GRID) built to handle data from the Big Bang experiment runs 10000 times faster ...
  • Watch: CERN's quest to find God's particles 09-12-2009 07:09 PM

    CERN is the world's largest science experiment. ...