New evidence shows particle found in 2012 is the Higgs boson

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.

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

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

LHC and Tevatron find precise value of top-quark mass

Scientists working on the world`s leading particle collider experiments joined forces, combined their data and produced the first joint result from Fermilab`s Tevatron and CERN`s Large Hadron Collider (LHC), past and current holders of the record for most powerful particle collider on Earth.

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.

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`.

CERN eyes new collider more powerful than LHC

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”.

Professor Peter Higgs collects Nobel Prize for `God particle`

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

CERN scientists to look for antigravity

In what could be their most revolutionary project to date, CERN physicists are set to begin an experiment to determine if antigravity exists.

R Chidambaram stresses for India’s participation in global mega-science projects

Renowned Indian physicist and nuclear scientist R Chidambaram, stressed for India’s participation in critical science research while speaking at Calcutta University’s annual convocation in Kolkata on Friday.

Boson`s naming after SN Bose bigger honour than Nobel: Indian physicists

Welcoming the Nobel Prize to Britain`s Peter Higgs and Belgian Francois Englert for their work on the Higgs Boson - popularly known as the "God particle" - prominent Indian physicists Tuesday asserted that though Indian scientist S.N. Bose did not receive the Nobel, the christening of the particle after him and Higgs is the biggest honour.

`Dark universe` beckons as research target after Higgs boson wins Nobel

With the Higgs boson in the bag, the head of the CERN research center urged scientists on Tuesday to push on to unveil the "dark universe" - the hidden stuff that makes up 95 percent of the cosmos and is still a mystery to earthbound researchers.

`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.

Two Higgs boson scientists tipped for Nobel Prize

Two scientists who predicted the existence of the Higgs boson - the mysterious particle that explains why elementary matter has mass - are Thomson Reuters` top tips to win this year`s Nobel Prize in physics.

CERN staff helps deliver baby

The European Organisation for Nuclear Research, known for its discovery of a Higgs Boson particle, has helped deliver a living being this time: a baby boy!

Seven Indians among 15 global finalists in Google Science Fair 2013

Google Science Fair (GSF) has declared the 15 global finalists, and out of them, seven are of Indian origin or Indians.

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.