HIGGS BOSON

  • IIT Madras made full member of CMS experiment at CERN November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: IIT Madras has become the first IIT to be made a full member of the CMS experiment at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, and will get several opportunities in a large number of related technologies initiated and applied at the Switzerland-based organisation. IIT Madras' admission as a...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Satyendra Nath Bose deserved Nobel: CERN chief September 4, 2012

    Kolkata: RolfDieter Heuer, directorgeneral of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), acknowledged Satyendra Nath Bose's immense contribution to the study of elementary particles and to the eventual discovery of Higgs boson or the 'God particle' on the sidelines of a lecture at the University of Calcutta. Though Heuer said that...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eureka movement at CERN? July 4, 2012

    The 50 year old hunt for the God particle could be over. ...
  • God Particle or Higgs boson named after an Indian July 4, 2012

    New Delhi: There is an intrinsic Indian connection to the entire science show being held at CERN, Switzerland as physicists from all across the world prepare to thrash out the God Particle or Higgs boson in its physical form in a giant collider. The elementary particle of boson is named...
  • Existence of the God particle to be revealed today July 4, 2012

    London: Scientists hunting the elusive subatomic 'Higgs' particle will unveil findings on Wednesday that take them nearer to understanding how the Big Bang at the dawn of time gave rise to stars, planets and even life. Physicists who have been smashing particles together near lightspeed at the CERN laboratory near Geneva...
  • What is the God particle? Why is it important? July 4, 2012

    London: Scientists at the CERN research centre near Geneva, Switzerland, will on Wednesday unveil the latest results in their search for the Higgs boson, a subatomic particle believed to be key to the formation of stars, planets and eventually life after the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago. What is the...
  • Existence of the God particle to be revealed today July 4, 2012

    London: Scientists hunting the elusive subatomic 'Higgs' particle will unveil findings on Wednesday that take them nearer to understanding how the Big Bang at the dawn of time gave rise to stars, planets and even life. Physicists who have been smashing particles together near lightspeed at the CERN laboratory near Geneva...