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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.

Where has all the antimatter gone?

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 09:55

Researchers have claimed that a new study has brought us a step closer to understanding where all the antimatter has gone.

MESSENGER completes 3,000th orbit of Mercury

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 11:52

MESSENGER has recently completed its 3,000th orbit of Mercury and moved closer to the planet than any spacecraft has been before, dropping to an altitude of 199 kilometers (123.7 miles) above the planet`s surface.

1600 surfed sites after leak of 12th Physics question papers: CBSE to HC

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 21:46

The CBSE on Monday told the Delhi High Court that over 1600 persons surfed the websites where the Class 12th Physics question papers, allegedly leaked in Manipur, were posted .

Russian mathematician named for 2014 Abel Prize

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 23:20

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters Wednesday named Russian mathematician Yakov G. Sinai for the 2014 Abel Prize for his contributions to dynamical systems, ergodic theory, and mathematical physics.

Hawking`s black hole puzzle solved, claims US scientist

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 16:42

A Michigan State University researcher has claimed to plug the hole in famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking’s black hole theory.

World`s first room-temperature superconductor comes closer to reality

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:51

Researchers including an Indian origin scientist are now one step closer to developing the world`s first room-temperature superconductor.

Physicists find laws of physics at play in football

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:32

Physicists have revealed that the real-time dynamics in a football game are subject to self-similarity characteristics in keeping with the laws of physics.

Physics behind cowboy`s lasso trick revealed

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 14:59

A scientist has created a mathematical recipe for the simplest trick - the flat loop.

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”.

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.

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.