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China`s super collider a game changer?

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:05

A proposal by China to build a "Higgs factory" by 2028 - a 52 km underground ring that would smash together electrons and positrons - has raised the possibility of the country coming to the forefront of particle physics.

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.

British Indian physicist accorded knighthood by Queen

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 18:13

An Indian-origin physicist, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider experiment, has been accorded an honorary knighthood by Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II for his achievements in science.

Indian-origin physicist honoured by Queen Elizabeth

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 05:11

Indian-origin physicist, Professor Tejinder Virdee, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider, was accorded an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II.

How to turn light into matter puzzle solved

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 13:36

The quest began 80 years ago but the answer has been found just now - how to turn light into matter.

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.

Going to bed early cost Peter Higgs credit for big physics theory

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 16:43

Nobel Prize laureate Peter Higgs has revealed that he wasn`t given credit for one of physics` biggest theory, Standard Model, because he went to bed early.

Peter Higgs says Nobel Prize fame bit of a nuisance

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 14:32

Nobel Prize winning scientist Professor Peter Higgs has described his new found fame that came with his pioneering work on the God particle as "a bit of a nuisance".

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”.

LHC revamp promises huge power boost for `God particle` follow-up

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 10:54

Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is set for a massive power boost, paving its way for a dramatic follow-up to "God particle".

Soon, new power plant to turn unwanted carbon dioxide into electricity

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 10:41

Scientists are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide (CO2) underground and use it as a tool to boost electric power generation by at least 10 times compared to existing geothermal energy approaches.