GOD PARTICLE

  • 'God particle' could destroy the universe: Hawking September 8, 2014

    London: The elusive 'God particle' discovered by scientists in 2012 has the potential to destroy the universe, famed British physicist Stephen Hawking has warned. According to Hawking, 72, at very high energy levels the Higgs boson, which gives shape and size to everything that exists, could become unstable. This, he said, could...
  • Higgs, Englert get Physics Nobel for God particle research October 8, 2013

    Stockholm:Francois Englert of Belgium and British scientist Peter Higgs have shared the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics, announced the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday. The Nobel was awarded to the two scientists "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin...
  • Peter Higgs, Francois Englert win 2013 Physics Nobel Prize for Higgs Boson October 8, 2013

    Stockholm: The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics has been jointly awarded to Franois Englert and Peter W Higgs for the theory of how particles acquire mass. In 1964, they proposed the theory independently of each other. In 2012, their ideas were confirmed by the discovery of a so called...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • God particle: Confirmation is 'achingly close' March 7, 2013

    Washington: Physicists in Italy said on Wednesday they are achingly close to concluding that what they found last year was the Higgs boson, the elusive "God particle." They need to eliminate one last remote possibility that it's something else. The long theorized subatomic particle would explain why matter has mass...
  • UK: McCartney, 'God particle' scientist get honours December 30, 2012

    London: Stella McCartney, who designed the uniforms worn by Britain's recordsmashing Olympic team, and Scottish physicist Peter Higgs, who gave his name to the socalled "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 subatomic 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...
  • 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 RolfDieter Heuer the case of subatomic particle boson, derived from an Indian scientist's name, being rendered in lower case. Heuer, directorgeneral of the Genevabased institute, would be on a twoday visit in...
  • Indian scientist wins biggest science prize August 5, 2012

    New Delhi: In a world where cricketers and film stars rake in the moolah, a college professor has trumped them all. Dr Ashoke Sen won the biggest jackpot in the world of science, the three million dollar Fundamental Physics Prize, for his work in theoretical physics. It's been four days and...
  • Pakistan shuns physicist linked to 'God particle' July 8, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan's only Nobel laureate helped develop the theoretical framework that led to the apparent discovery of the subatomic 'God particle' last week, yet his legacy has been largely scorned in his homeland because of his religious affiliation. It's a sign of the growing Islamic extremism in his country. Adbus Salam, who...
  • 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. ...
  • Higgs boson: how subatomic particles were named July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: By now, the world knows about the origin of the term Higgs boson American physicist Peter Higgs and Indian scientist Satyendra Nath Bose. IBNLive tried to trace the nomenclature of some other subatomic particles. A quark is an elementary particle and a fundamental constituent of matter. Quarks...
  • 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 decadeslong 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: Indorebased 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 subatomic particle...
  • FTN: Are scientists close to discovering how the universe began? July 4, 2012

    The scientists on Wednesday announced that they have discovered the Higgs Boson. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 4, 2012

    CERN scientists discover the elusive God particle. The CBI chargesheets former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan. ...
  • A new dawn for science, God particle found July 4, 2012

    Geneva: Scientists working at the world's biggest atom smasher near Geneva have announced the discovery of a new subatomic particle that looks remarkably like the longsought Higgs boson. Sometimes called the "God particle" because its existence is fundamental to the creation of the universe, the hunt for the Higgs involved...
  • 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 longsought Higgs boson popularly known as the "God particle" that helps explain what gives all matter in the universe size...
  • News 360: CBI chargesheets Chavan in 'watertight' Adarsh case July 4, 2012

    The CBI has charged the former chief minister with facilitating the inclusion of 40 per cent flats for the civilians. ...
  • Scientists find Higgs Boson, call it the beginning July 4, 2012

    New Delhi: There was jubilation in Geneva, home to the largest, most expensive experiment in history. International scientists were searching for a tiny subatomic particle, first suggested by Peter Higgs, and after half a century, they found the Higgs Boson or the God particle. "I never thought it would be found...
  • 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...