Physics paper with over 5,000 authors a world record

In a record breaking case, more than 5,000 scientists have contributed for a physics research paper - breaking the record for the largest number of contributors to a single research article, scientific journal Nature reported.

Previously unseen `subatomic process` detected

Two experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland, have combined their results and observed a previously unseen subatomic process.

Large Hadron Collider resumes collisions after upgrade

The world's largest particle smasher resumed colliding protons today as it gradually reboots following a two-year upgrade, Europe's physics lab CERN said.

India to be CERN member soon: Official

Ending months of speculation, the central government has given the green signal for India's associate membership to CERN, the world's largest particle physics aboratory, a top ministry official said on Saturday.

French CERN employee killed in Swiss avalanche

A Frenchman working at Europe`s particle accelerator lab CERN has died after being hit by an Alpine avalanche at the weekend, and a Swiss colleague remains in critical condition, police said.

Electric fault delays relaunch of CERN collider after two-year refit

 Scientists at Europe`s CERN research centre have had to postpone the imminent relaunch of their refitted `Big Bang` machine, the Large Hadron Collider, because of a short-circuit in the wiring of one of the vital magnets.

CERN scientists make most precise measurement of Higgs boson mass
CERN scientists make most precise measurement of Higgs boson mass

Physicists at the world's largest particle collider have made the most accurate measurement of the Higgs boson yet.

CERN's revamped Large Hadron Collider to restart this month
CERN's revamped Large Hadron Collider to restart this month

 The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest and most powerful particle collider will resume operations for its second 3-year run this month amid hopes of uncovering the Universe's best kept secrets.

CERN's Large Hadron Collider hopes for a super 'restart' by March 2015
CERN's Large Hadron Collider hopes for a super 'restart' by March 2015

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN will restart for its second 3-year run in March 2015 that will see the world's most powerful particle accelerator double its collisional energy.

India should join CERN as associate member: Physicist Heuer

With neighbour Pakistan becoming the first and the only Asian country to be an associate member of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, CERN, it is time for India to enroll itself for the same, a top physicist said.

New proposed particle may help detect dark matter
New proposed particle may help detect dark matter

 Researchers have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect the elusive 'dark matter' that makes up 85 per cent of the universe's mass.

Expect some big scientific breakthroughs in 2015

 While 2014 saw some marvellous discoveries like 3D-printed body parts and scientific breakthroughs like comet landing, 2015 too holds a great future for science, reports the prestigious journal Nature.

More powerful Large Hadron Collider set to probe even deeper than 'God particle'

New version of Large Hadron Collider is all set to probe even deeper than "God particle" and solve mysteries around dark matter and dark energy as it switches back at double power.

CERN's Large Hadron Collider to restart by March 2015
CERN's Large Hadron Collider to restart by March 2015

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN will restart for its second 3-year run in March 2015 that will see the world's most powerful particle accelerator double its collisional energy.

IIT Madras to collaborate with CERN for CMS experiment
IIT Madras to collaborate with CERN for CMS experiment

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (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.

IIT Madras made full member of CMS experiment

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 made full member of CMS experiment at CERN

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.

CERN scientists discover two new subatomic particles
CERN scientists discover two new subatomic particles

Scientists at CERN announced on Wednesday that they have discovered two new subatomic particles that could widen our understanding of the universe.

Particle discovered by CERN may not be elusive Higgs Boson
Particle discovered by CERN may not be elusive Higgs Boson

A new research has claimed that the particle found by CERN in 2013 might not be the Higgs Boson as previously thought.

Italian physicist Fabiola Gianotti is first woman boss to lead CERN
Italian physicist Fabiola Gianotti is first woman boss to lead CERN

Eminent Italian physicist Fabiola Gianotti has been chosen to serve as the 16th director-general of the CERN particle-physics laboratory.