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  • Beware! New virus steals your debit, credit card information 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Debit and credit card owners in the country have been alerted by cyber security sleuths against the damaging activities of a virus which attacks Point of Sale (POS) business counters to steal confidential data like card number and passwords. The virus, of the deadly Trojan/Botnet family, is prowling in...
  • 25 years of the World Wide Web: Top 10 interesting WWW facts March 12, 2014

    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 of...
  • PM outlines science R and D projects with an outlay of Rs 9K crore February 3, 2014

    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 that...
  • Two CERN scientists to be honoured by President June 17, 2013

    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 June 11, 2013

    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 CERN...
  • The world's first website is now back May 1, 2013

    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 restored,...
  • World Wide Web turns 20: Top 10 interesting facts about the Web May 1, 2013

    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 of...
  • CERN scientists find asymmetry in particle decay April 24, 2013

    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 Wednesday...
  • Scientists want Higgs boson to be renamed April 21, 2013

    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 argue...
  • Scientists may have detected dark matter particle April 16, 2013

    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 Rupak...
  • Scientists close to tracking down 'dark matter' in the universe April 4, 2013

    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 and...
  • Geneva: CERN physicists say they have found 'god particle' March 15, 2013

    Geneva: It helps solve one of the most fundamental riddles of the universe: how the Big Bang created something out of nothing 13.7 billion years ago. In what could go down as one of the great Eureka! moments in physics, and win somebody the Nobel Prize, scientists said on Thursday that...
  • New results indicate that particle discovered at CERN is a Higgs boson March 14, 2013

    Geneva: At the Moriond Conference today, the ATLAS and CMS collaborations at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) presented preliminary new results that further elucidate the particle discovered last year. Having analysed two and a half times more data than was available for the discovery announcement in July, they find that...
  • New data analysis indicates particle is Higgs Boson: CERN March 14, 2013

    Geneva: Physicists say they are now confident they have discovered a long-sought subatomic particle known as a Higgs boson. The European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, says a look at all the data from 2012 shows that what they found last year was a version of what is popularly...
  • UK: McCartney, 'God particle' scientist get honours December 30, 2012

    London: Stella McCartney, who designed the uniforms worn by Britain's record-smashing Olympic team, and Scottish physicist Peter Higgs, who gave his name to the so-called "God particle," are among the hundreds being honoured by Queen Elizabeth II this New Year. The list is particularly heavy with Britain's Olympic heroes, but...
  • Higgs boson discovery biggest scientific breakthrough of 2012 December 21, 2012

    London: The capture of the most wanted sub-atomic particle in physics - Higgs boson - has topped the chart of the year's ten biggest scientific breakthroughs. Scientists had been chasing the Higgs boson, nicknamed the 'God particle' for more than four decades. In July the team from the European nuclear research...
  • Hawking, CERN scoop world's richest science prize December 12, 2012

    London: Stephen Hawking, the British cosmologist who urged people to "be curious" in the Paralympics opening ceremony, has landed the richest prize in science for his work on how black holes emit radiation. Wheelchair-bound Hawking won $3 million from Russian Internet entrepreneur Yuri Milner, who set up his prize this year...
  • Higgs boson: SINP to raise naming issue with CERN September 2, 2012

    Kolkata: The Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) would take up with European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) chief Rolf-Dieter Heuer the case of sub-atomic particle boson, derived from an Indian scientist's name, being rendered in lower case. Heuer, director-general of the Geneva-based institute, would be on a two-day visit in...
  • Quiz: How well do you know the God particle? July 5, 2012

    The discovery of the new subatomic particle has been making headlines across the world. How well are you informed about the God particle? Take our quiz to find out. ...
  • Satyendra Nath Bose: about the God of particles July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Satyendra Nath Bose was born on New Year's Day, 1894, in Calcutta to Surendra Nath Bose, an engineer with the East Indian Railway Company. The eldest among seven siblings, Satyendra Nath Bose, attended Hindu School, a school that had made notable contributions to the Bengal Renaissance and the...
  • Higgs boson cost Stephen Hawking $100! July 5, 2012

    Geneva: Scientists at the world's biggest atom smasher hailed the discovery of "the missing cornerstone of physics" on Wednesday, cheering the apparent end of a decades-long quest for a new subatomic particle called the Higgs boson, or "God particle," which could help explain why all matter has mass and crack...
  • God particle: Indore tech centre played key role July 5, 2012

    Bhopal: Indore-based Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), a Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) facility, has played a major role in the supply of vital parts for Large Hadron Collider of European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN). The scientists at CERN on Wednesday claimed to have spotted a sub-atomic particle...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 4, 2012

    CERN scientists discover the elusive God particle. The CBI chargesheets former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan. ...
  • Physicists celebrate evidence of God particle July 4, 2012

    Geneva: To cheers and standing ovations, scientists at the world's biggest atom smasher claimed the discovery of a new subatomic particle on Wednesday, calling it "consistent" with the long-sought Higgs boson - popularly known as the "God particle" - that helps explain what gives all matter in the universe size...
  • Physicists at CERN discover 'God particle' July 4, 2012

    Scientists at CERN announce they have found the Higgs Boson, the building block of the universe. ...
  • Physicists at CERN discover 'God particle' July 4, 2012

    Scientists at CERN announce they have found the Higgs Boson, the building block of the universe. ...
  • 'God particle' discovery a momentous event for mankind July 4, 2012

    Meenakshi Narain, a scientist from CERN, explains what the discovery of Higgs Boson mean for the mankind. ...
  • Evidence of 'God particle' found: CERN July 4, 2012

    Geneva: One of the two independent teams at the world's biggest atom smasher said Wednesday it has found strong evidence of a new subatomic particle that looks like the one believed to give all matter in the universe size and shape. Joe Incandela, leader of one of the teams known as...
  • Leaked video suggests 'God Particle' was found July 4, 2012

    Geneva: As the world eagerly waits for an announcement on the finding of elusive Higgs boson particle, a leaked video suggests that the scientists have indeed found evidence for a new particle, possibly the Higgs, according to news reports. The video which was briefly made public on Tuesday on the website...
  • Eureka movement at CERN? July 4, 2012

    The 50 year old hunt for the God particle could be over. ...