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New evidence shows particle found in 2012 is the Higgs boson

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 13:10

In a breakthrough, researchers at CERN have found the first evidence for the direct decay of the Higgs boson into fermions - a strong indication that the particle discovered in 2012 is the Higgs boson.

Existence of particles smaller than Higgs particle now more likely than ever

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 12:37

Theories predict that there are particles smaller than the Higgs particle.

LHC and Tevatron find precise value of top-quark mass

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 13:40

Scientists working on the world`s leading particle collider experiments joined forces, combined their data and produced the first joint result from Fermilab`s Tevatron and CERN`s Large Hadron Collider (LHC), past and current holders of the record for most powerful particle collider on Earth.

God Particle hunt: China to build new collider 60 times faster than the present one

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 20:04

In an effort that is seen as a move to overtake the Western world in science and technology research, Chinese scientists plan to build a faster electron-positron collider that is 60 times faster than the existing one to speed up the exploration of the Higgs boson.

CERN`s new machine to be four times the size of present LHC

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 18:55

Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN are planning to build a huge underground “atom smasher” machine that will be four times the size of the present Large Hadron Collide that is some 27km long.

CERN plans gen-next giant particle collider

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 20:49

CERN scientists are planning a next-generation circular collider with a circumference of 80 to 100 km which will be much more powerful than the LHC which discovered the `God particle`.

CERN eyes new collider more powerful than LHC

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 14:57

European Organisation for Nuclear Research`s physics lab CERN is now eyeing to develop a new Large Hadron Collider which will be seven times more powerful than the one which discovered the “God particle”.

CERN scientists create antihydrogen atoms

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 21:53

CERN physicists have succeeded for the first time in producing a beam of antihydrogen atoms, an advance that brings scientists closer to solving the antimatter mystery.

Professor Peter Higgs collects Nobel Prize for `God particle`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 23:54

Professor Peter Higgs has received his Nobel prize for physics at a ceremony in Stockholm.

CERN scientists to look for antigravity

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 18:59

In what could be their most revolutionary project to date, CERN physicists are set to begin an experiment to determine if antigravity exists.

R Chidambaram stresses for India’s participation in global mega-science projects

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 20:27

Renowned Indian physicist and nuclear scientist R Chidambaram, stressed for India’s participation in critical science research while speaking at Calcutta University’s annual convocation in Kolkata on Friday.

Boson`s naming after SN Bose bigger honour than Nobel: Indian physicists

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 15:14

Welcoming the Nobel Prize to Britain`s Peter Higgs and Belgian Francois Englert for their work on the Higgs Boson - popularly known as the "God particle" - prominent Indian physicists Tuesday asserted that though Indian scientist S.N. Bose did not receive the Nobel, the christening of the particle after him and Higgs is the biggest honour.