Protons

Tiny particle may decide our universe`s fate

The universe may end in another 10 billion years or sooner if the heaviest of all the known elementary particles - the top quark - is even heavier than previously thought, scientists say.

Sep 15, 2013, 22:05 PM IST

Cancer cells could be weighed in future

Chinese scientists have come up with a new method of weighing microscopic particles such as single atoms or protons, as well as cancer DNA, which could lead to early diagnoses of the disease.

Apr 19, 2013, 12:59 PM IST

Universe leaves little room for error when it comes to supporting life

A team of physicists has looked at the conditions necessary for the formation of carbon and oxygen in the universe, the two elements crucial to life.

Mar 14, 2013, 16:29 PM IST