The Universe shouldn't be existing at all, say scientists – Know why

The research claims that particles and antiparticles destroy one another when they come in contact with each other if they both have equal measures.

Oct 26, 2017, 12:29 PM IST

CERN discovers 'doubly-charmed' particle

A new 'doubly-charmed' particle containing an unusual combination of quarks - a fundamental constituent of matter - has been discovered by scientists working at the world's largest and most powerful atom smasher.

Jul 07, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Large Hadron Collider finds three new 'exotic' particles

These particles contain four quarks - the fundamental constituent of the matter inside all the atoms of the universe: two quarks and two antiquarks.

Jul 06, 2016, 14:43 PM IST

Narendra Modi reaches Geneva; likely to seek Switzerland's support for India's NSG membership

Ahead of his five-nation tour, Modi had described Switzerland as India's key partner in Europe.

Jun 06, 2016, 03:55 AM IST

UK physicist who worked on Higgs boson dies, says university

In 1964, Kibble worked on one of the three earliest research papers theorising the existence of a sub-atomic particle believed to explain how matter acquires mass.

Jun 03, 2016, 03:37 AM IST

Universe's primordial soup recreated at CERN

The primordial soup is a so-called quark-gluon plasma and researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute in Denmark, among others, have measured its liquid properties with great accuracy at the LHC's top energy.

Feb 15, 2016, 15:25 PM IST

LHC produces state of matter existing at birth of universe

Scientists at CERN have produced tiny droplets of a state of matter thought to have existed right at the birth of the universe, after slamming particles together at high energy in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Sep 06, 2015, 17:15 PM IST

New CERN discovery sheds more light on Higgs boson

Three years after discovering the elusive Higgs boson or so-called 'God particle', CERN physicists have drawn the sharpest picture yet of this novel particle and found that it behaves just as predicted.

Sep 01, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

Pakistan becomes member of CERN

The European Organisation for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, has formally conferred its associate membership on Pakistan, following completion of required internal ratification process by it, a media report said on Saturday.

Aug 01, 2015, 12:16 PM IST

CERN's Large Hadron Collider discovers new class of particle called 'pentaquarks'

 Scientists at CERN's Large Hadron Collider today announced the discovery of a new class of exotic subatomic particles called the pentaquarks.

Jul 14, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

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.

May 19, 2015, 10:59 AM IST

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.

May 14, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

Large Hadron Collider resumes collisions after upgrade

The world's largest particle smasher resumed colliding protons today as it gradually reboots following a two-year upgrade, Europe's physics lab CERN said.

May 06, 2015, 03:33 AM IST

India to be CERN member soon: Official

Ending months of speculation, the central government has given the green signal for India's associate membership to CERN, the world's largest particle physics aboratory, a top ministry official said on Saturday.

May 03, 2015, 00:30 AM IST

French CERN employee killed in Swiss avalanche

A Frenchman working at Europe`s particle accelerator lab CERN has died after being hit by an Alpine avalanche at the weekend, and a Swiss colleague remains in critical condition, police said.

Apr 13, 2015, 18:29 PM IST

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.

Mar 25, 2015, 01:23 AM IST

CERN scientists make most precise measurement of Higgs boson mass

Physicists at the world's largest particle collider have made the most accurate measurement of the Higgs boson yet.

Mar 17, 2015, 20:30 PM IST

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.

Mar 12, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

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.

Feb 15, 2015, 11:00 AM IST

India should join CERN as associate member: Physicist Heuer

With neighbour Pakistan becoming the first and the only Asian country to be an associate member of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, CERN, it is time for India to enroll itself for the same, a top physicist said.

Feb 06, 2015, 12:07 PM IST