CERN - Latest News on CERN | Read Breaking News on Zee News

`Dark universe` beckons as research target after Higgs boson wins Nobel

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

With the Higgs boson in the bag, the head of the CERN research center urged scientists on Tuesday to push on to unveil the "dark universe" - the hidden stuff that makes up 95 percent of the cosmos and is still a mystery to earthbound researchers.

`God Particle` Nobel ticks boson box for CERN

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 22:34

The reflected glory of a Nobel prize for the minds behind the "God particle" sent champagne corks popping at Europe`s top physics lab CERN Tuesday, vindicating its landmark discovery a year ago.

Nobel physics laureate Higgs `overwhelmed`

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 22:18

British scientist Peter Higgs On Tuesday said he was "overwhelmed" after he and his Belgian colleague Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on the `God particle`.

Factfile on Higgs boson- the `God particle`

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 21:33

The Higgs boson is a sub-atomic particle that confers mass on matter. Without it, the Universe would have no substance and life would not exist.

Two Higgs boson scientists tipped for Nobel Prize

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 13:51

Two scientists who predicted the existence of the Higgs boson - the mysterious particle that explains why elementary matter has mass - are Thomson Reuters` top tips to win this year`s Nobel Prize in physics.

CERN staff helps deliver baby

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 15:16

The European Organisation for Nuclear Research, known for its discovery of a Higgs Boson particle, has helped deliver a living being this time: a baby boy!

Seven Indians among 15 global finalists in Google Science Fair 2013

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 14:53

Google Science Fair (GSF) has declared the 15 global finalists, and out of them, seven are of Indian origin or Indians.

Large Hadron Collider helps confirm ultra-rare particle decay

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 20:36

Scientists have confirmed the ultra rare phenomena of decay in particle physics, which is found just thrice in every billion collisions at the LHC.

New breakthrough in dark matter mystery

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 16:10

Researchers on two separate Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments have succeeded in finding the evidence of the process, which scientists have been seeking for 25 years.

New tests back concept for particle physics: CERN

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 21:09

Tests at the world`s biggest collider have provided the most exhaustive confirmation to date of the Standard Model, a four-decade-old conceptual framework for fundamental particles, CERN said Friday.

2 CERN scientists to be honoured by President

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 17:57

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 continues search for world’s first web page

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 14:17

Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have taken on a project to uncover the world`s first web page in a bit to preserve a slice of its history.