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Ironical that Bose did not get Nobel Prize: CERN chief (Interview)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) India is like the "historic father" of the Higgs boson project, the search for what could be the basic building block of the cosmos, says CERN ... Read more...

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Saha Institute to take up boson naming case with CERN


September 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) would take up with European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) chief Rolf-Dieter Heuer the case of sub-atomic particle boson, ... Read more...

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After particle discovery, spotlight on Satyendra Nath Bose


July 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The discovery of a new subatomic particle, possibly the Higgs boson considered "a key to the cosmic riddle", has put the spotlight once again on Satyendra ... Read more...

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Scientists claim discovery of Higgs boson-like particle (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 4 (IANS) Scientists at CERN, or the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, Wednesday announced they have found a new particle that they say could be the Higgs ... Read more...

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New particle found consistent with Higgs boson


July 4th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 4 (IANS) Physicists have observed a new particle consistent with the long-sought Higgs boson, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced Wednesday.According to CERN, two independent teams ... Read more...

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Neutrinos on agenda during Patil’s Swiss visit


September 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Neutrinos, sub-atomic particles that reportedly travel faster than light, appear to have fired the imagination of President Pratibha Patil who plans to visit CERN, ... Read more...

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‘God particle’ mystery to be solved by 2012


May 18th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) The existence of the 'God particle' or 'Higgs Boson', named after the great Bengali physicist Satyendranath Bose, is expected to be resolved by the ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider sets new beam intensity record


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has set a new world record for beam intensity by colliding its proton beams with the highest luminosity ever ... Read more...

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India can contribute a lot at CERN, says official


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) India can make significant contribution at both industrial and scientific levels if it becomes associate member at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research), the world's largest ... Read more...

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Scientists convert LHC data into music!


January 4th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have turned the 40 million pieces of data processed by the Large Hardon Collider into sound.Until now, the LHC had been able to produce images by spraying ... Read more...

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Scientist sets Large Hadron Collider data to ‘music’


January 4th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's biggest particle smasher, have turned masses of data produced by the collider into sound for the first ... Read more...

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Atom smasher on verge of breakthrough


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) The $10 billion atom smasher underground on the Swiss-French border seems to have recreated a bit of the matter that existed in the initial moments of the ... Read more...

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Eurocontrol: Impact of volcanic ash to continue until at least Sunday afternoon


April 17th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- European air traffic officials on Saturday said the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland will continue to impact flights across northern and central Europe until at least ... Read more...

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Fastest integrated circuit for Big Bang machine


April 9th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Scientists have developed the fastest-ever integrated circuit to transmit data in the demanding environment of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) or the Big Bang machine, the world's ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider gets research programme cracking


March 31st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Beams collided at seven trillion electron volts in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, as the research programme got underway ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider performing well


March 9th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A detailed check of the world's most powerful atom smasher -- the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) -- has shown that it is "performing well," the European ... Read more...

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‘Big Bang Machine’ sets new energy record


November 30th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 30 (ANI): The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) has said that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), popularly known as the 'big bang machine', has set a world record ... Read more...

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‘Big Bang Machine’ restarts after 14 months of repairs


November 21st, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 21 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest atom smasher, dubbed the 'Big Bang Machine', has been re-started after a 14-month hiatus for repairs."Progress on restarting the ... Read more...

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Arrested ‘big bang’ scientist charged with terrorism


October 13th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 13 (ANI): A leading nuclear physicist associated with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been charged with terrorism offences by a Paris judge after investigators said that he offered ... Read more...

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Mind-boggling image of vast glittering sky captured


September 15th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) The GigaGalaxy Zoom project has captured a mind-boggling, magnificent, 800-million-pixel panoramic view of the vast glittering sky. This 360-degree starscape, covering the entire celestial sphere, reveals the cosmic ... Read more...

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Scientists to hold launch party for Big Bang machine


October 22nd, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Oct 22 (ANI): Europes top scientists are holding a party to inaugurate the Large Hadron Collider despite the multi-billion dollar machine being out of order.The giant experiment called the Large ... Read more...

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Doomsday lawsuit against Big Bang machine dismissed by judge


September 30th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 30 (ANI): A so-called doomsday lawsuit seeking to halt operation of the Geneva-based atom-smashing Large Haldron Collider (LHC), has been dismissed by a judge in Hawaii.According to a report ... Read more...

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The Grid will revolutionize download speed in personal computers


September 29th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 29 (ANI): With the development of a network of supercomputers, known as the Grid, the speed at which information is downloaded to personal computers would be revolutionized, heralding the ... Read more...

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Astrophysicists find most massive star to date


September 20th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): An international team of astrophysicists has found and weighed the most massive star to date, which has a mass 116 times greater than that of the Sun.The ... Read more...

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Public chooses Halo as name for Big Bang machine


September 18th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 18 (ANI): A public poll organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in London has chosen the name Halo for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is located ... Read more...

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Scientists fire protons as doomsday predictions proves wrong


September 10th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Sep 10 (ANI): Scientists have fired the first beam of protons around a 27.36-kilometre tunnel on Wednesday in science''s next great step to understand the makeup of the universe.The ... Read more...

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Kalam says ”Big Bang ”experiment” spells no trouble


September 10th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.10 (ANI): Indian space programme architect and former president, Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam said on Wednesday that the ''Big Bang experiment'' is an important contribution to physics and dispelled all ... Read more...

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UN chief warns war in Abkhazia could be dangerous


August 11th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA New York, Aug 11 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that fighting in Georgia's breakawat province Abkhazia could be "dangerously destabilizing" to the region following reports it mobilized army in ... Read more...

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Smarter air traffic control could save 500 kg fuel per flight


August 6th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Tidy air traffic control could save 500 kg of fuel and reduce noise by 35 percent for a typical Boeing 747 flight between Sydney and Melbourne, according to ... Read more...

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Engineers complete world’s largest scientific instrument


March 1st, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by admin
Geneva, March 1 (IANS) Engineers have lowered a 9.3-metre wheel down a 100 metre shaft to complete what has been described a the world's largest scientific instrument - a nuclear particle accelerator ... Read more...

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