LHC

  • Large Hadron Collider restarts in hunt for dark matter April 5, 2015

    Geneva: The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's biggest particle accelerator, is back in action after a two year shutdown and upgrade that saw the machine double its power to speed up the search for 'dark matter'. On Sunday, a proton beam was back in the 27-kilometre tunnel for the first...
  • World Cup: Petition filed against Pakistan's poor performance February 24, 2015

    Lahore High Court (LHC) Monday admitted a petition against the poor performance of the Pakistani team during the ongoing World Cup. The team has lost both their matches so far, the first was to India and the second to the West Indies. The petitioner has named Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Cricket...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CERN's eureka moment: A step closer to God particle July 3, 2012

    Scientists at CERN say that they have all but proven that God particle or the Higgs Boson exists and have data that shows its footprint and shadow. An official announcement is expected on Wednesday. ...
  • Announcement on discovery of God particle soon July 2, 2012

    Geneva: It has been fancifully dubbed the angel of creation and, to the particular scorn of physicists, the God particle. The Higgs Boson is said to have appeared out of the chaos of the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago and turned the flying debris from that primeval explosion into galaxies,...
  • Will find God Particle by the yearend: Scientists June 4, 2012

    London: Scientists say they may be able to prove by the end of the year that the elusive Higgs Boson, or the particle that is responsible for giving mass to the universe, really exists. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest and highestenergy particle accelerator, will be switched off at...