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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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`.

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

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

Professor Peter Higgs collects Nobel Prize for `God particle`

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

Stephen Hawking says God particle discovery makes physics boring

Stephen Hawking has said that physics would have been more interesting if the Higgs boson particle hadn`t been found.

`God Particle` Nobel ticks boson box for CERN

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`

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`

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.

Peter Higgs, Francois Englert win 2013 physics Nobel prize for predicting existence of Higgs boson

Britain`s Peter Higgs and Belgium`s Francois Englert won the 2013 Nobel prize for physics for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson.

Edinburgh University to offer free Higgs boson course online

Students around the world who want to know more about the ‘god particle’ or ‘Higgs boson’ can smile as they can now learn for free though online about the mysterious work of particle physicist Professor Peter Higgs.

Large Hadron Collider helps confirm ultra-rare particle decay

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