Tag: Particle Physics
Joy for physicists as Higgs boson tracked down
Particle physicists have announced what some say is the biggest discovery in forty years. After decades of hunting, and billions of dollars spent, the mysterious Higgs boson has been found.
Missing piece of science puzzle may have been found
The science world is buzzing with gossip. Researchers at CERN, it is whispered, have solved one of the great riddles of physics: has the mysterious Higgs boson come to light at last?
Scientists in shock as lightspeed law ‘broken’
Researchers in Switzerland have taken measurements that appear to show neutrino particles travelling faster than the speed of light. If true, this would upend a century of science.
The antimatter mystery and the ‘Big Bang’
Scientists in a US laboratory have created the world's heaviest particles of antimatter. It's a step towards understanding one of the deepest mysteries of the universe.