Physics paper with over 5,000 authors a world record

In a record breaking case, more than 5,000 scientists have contributed for a physics research paper - breaking the record for the largest number of contributors to a single research article, scientific journal Nature reported.

Previously unseen `subatomic process` detected

Two experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland, have combined their results and observed a previously unseen subatomic process.

CERN restarts Large Hadron Collider, starts hunt for dark matter
CERN restarts Large Hadron Collider, starts hunt for dark matter

 The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's biggest and most powerful particle accelerator, has been re-started after it was shut down for two years to receive an upgrade that almost doubled its power.

Electric fault delays relaunch of CERN collider after two-year refit

 Scientists at Europe`s CERN research centre have had to postpone the imminent relaunch of their refitted `Big Bang` machine, the Large Hadron Collider, because of a short-circuit in the wiring of one of the vital magnets.

CERN's revamped Large Hadron Collider to restart this month
CERN's revamped Large Hadron Collider to restart this month

 The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest and most powerful particle collider will resume operations for its second 3-year run this month amid hopes of uncovering the Universe's best kept secrets.

Searching for Susy: Collider to push physics frontier

Excitement is mounting at the world`s largest proton smasher, where scientists are close to launching a superpowered hunt for particles that may change our understanding of the Universe.

CERN's Large Hadron Collider hopes for a super 'restart' by March 2015
CERN's Large Hadron Collider hopes for a super 'restart' by March 2015

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN will restart for its second 3-year run in March 2015 that will see the world's most powerful particle accelerator double its collisional energy.

New proposed particle may help detect dark matter
New proposed particle may help detect dark matter

 Researchers have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect the elusive 'dark matter' that makes up 85 per cent of the universe's mass.

Expect some big scientific breakthroughs in 2015

 While 2014 saw some marvellous discoveries like 3D-printed body parts and scientific breakthroughs like comet landing, 2015 too holds a great future for science, reports the prestigious journal Nature.

More powerful Large Hadron Collider set to probe even deeper than 'God particle'

New version of Large Hadron Collider is all set to probe even deeper than "God particle" and solve mysteries around dark matter and dark energy as it switches back at double power.

CERN's Large Hadron Collider to restart by March 2015
CERN's Large Hadron Collider to restart by March 2015

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN will restart for its second 3-year run in March 2015 that will see the world's most powerful particle accelerator double its collisional energy.

CERN scientists discover two new subatomic particles
CERN scientists discover two new subatomic particles

Scientists at CERN announced on Wednesday that they have discovered two new subatomic particles that could widen our understanding of the universe.

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.

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.

Indian-origin physicist honoured by Queen Elizabeth

Indian-origin physicist, Professor Tejinder Virdee, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider, was accorded an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II.

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.

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 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”.