| Mar 12, 2014
Particle Fever" review: A review of the documentary film "Particle Fever" in the March 7 Calendar section said that the Large Hadron Collider was constructed near Lucerne, Switzerland. The location is near Geneva.
Downtown Las Vegas: An article in the...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The United States should devote about $1 billion to build a neutrino experiment that would make the country a major center for particle physics on the world stage, according to a panel of experts – a plan that would involve building a high-power...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Researchers from Hopkins and Maryland are among thousands of scientists engaged in the hunt for the Higgs boson, known popularly as the "God particle." Proof of its existence would answer fundamental questions about the nature of our existence....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Thousands of scientists around the world are hunting feverishly for the Higgs boson, a hypothesized subatomic building block that has been called the "God particle." And today, the groups announced they had come closer to identifying it, but were likely a...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:33 AM
Jefferson Lab in Newport News can, at times, feel like a United Nations meeting — scientists from Italy, Chile, Japan and dozens more countries frequent the nuclear physics research center.
Pashupati Dhakal stands out among the international crowd....
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The news from the European Institute for Particle Physics is that Albert Einstein may have been wrong ("Faster than light", Sept. 23). The speed of light may not be insurmountable, and everything we think we know about the universe may be wrong.
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:40 PM
How do you write Lin's Bin?
Lin's Bin starts with a question.
Is it OK to compliment a woman on her breasts?
Where does the time go?
Why are teenagers so cranky?
The questions come from clueless frat boys, from wistful mothers, from grade school kids...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Caltech researchers tackle many projects that can change lives, from curing chronic diseases to producing artificial fuels that might curtail the need to drill for petroleum.
But professors at the institute say a major new discovery announced this week...
| Dec 9, 2012
Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum:
| Apr 30, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Scientists have figured out a technique to measure gravity's effects on antimatter, that mysterious stuff so beloved of Dan Brown fans and physicists alike.
The achievement, made by the ALPHA collaboration at CERN's Large Hadron Collider near Geneva,...
| Dec 13, 2011
Physicists have detected hints of the long-sought Higgs boson but have not yet amassed enough data for definitive proof of discovery of the so-called God particle, scientists at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, said Tuesda...