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”.

LHC revamp promises huge power boost for `God particle` follow-up

Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is set for a massive power boost, paving its way for a dramatic follow-up to "God particle".

Soon, new power plant to turn unwanted carbon dioxide into electricity

Scientists are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide (CO2) underground and use it as a tool to boost electric power generation by at least 10 times compared to existing geothermal energy approaches.

Professor Peter Higgs collects Nobel Prize for `God particle`

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

Scientists unravelling mysteries of Earth`s Van Allen radiation belts

Researchers are unravelling the longstanding mysteries surrounding the Van Allen radiation belts that circle Earth.

Edinburgh University to offer free Higgs boson course online

Students around the world who want to know more about the ‘god particle’ or ‘Higgs boson’ can smile as they can now learn for free though online about the mysterious work of particle physicist Professor Peter Higgs.

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.

New breakthrough in dark matter mystery

Researchers on two separate Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments have succeeded in finding the evidence of the process, which scientists have been seeking for 25 years.

New tests back concept for particle physics: CERN

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.

CERN scientists create smallest lab-made drop of liquid

Physicists in Switzerland may have created the smallest drops of liquid ever made in the lab.

New laser system to produce gen-next LHCs

Physicists have proposed a revolutionary new laser system to produce the next generation of particle accelerators, such as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) which aided the discovery of a Higgs Boson last year.

New LHC study puts `the end` to antimatter `flip`

For the first time, researchers at the Large Hadron Collider have observed particles called D-mesons flipping from matter into antimatter and back.

`God particle` collider switches off for 2 year break

Physicists at CERN, the European nuclear research center, have turned off the particle beams of the Large Hadron Collider for a two-year repair period.

Higgs Boson hunt halts as CERN closes for 2 years

CERN scientists will shut down its Large Hadron Collider (LHC) for almost two year to upgrade the machine for advance experiments.

Big Bang machine to be revamped for future discoveries

Engineers are carrying out a revamp to help the world’s largest and most powerful atom smasher reach maximum energy levels with a 2-year hibernation period starting March.