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Scientists discover new particle called `quantum droplet` that acts like liquid

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 14:30

Researchers in Germany and the United States have discovered a new type of quasiparticle dubbed as the quantum droplet, or “dropleton”.

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.

Use of Roman ingots in `dark matter and neutrinos study` sparks controversy

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 19:30

The properties of the lead bricks recovered from ancient Roman shipwrecks are ideal for experiments in particle physics and scientists have begun to use them to study dark matter and neutrinos, but archaeologists have raised alarm about the destruction and trading of cultural heritage that lies behind this.

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.

Stephen Hawking says God particle discovery makes physics boring

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 16:59

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

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.

New particle find could upset rules of physics

Last Updated: Monday, April 18, 2011, 17:50

The hitherto undiscovered sub-atomic particle has a mass of about 150 times that of a proton.