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Pre-historic fish had tiniest yet sharpest teeth


March 20th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 20 (IANS) A long-extinct prehistoric fish had the sharpest teeth that have ever been recorded, even though they were only a millimetre in size.Scientists from Monash and Bristol ... Read more...

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Google app shows colliding protons in real time


October 10th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A free new app on Google Android phones and tablets helps users view colliding protons in real time and 3D within the particle accelerator used ... Read more...

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Scientists clock particles smashing light barrier


September 24th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Scientists at the world's largest physics lab claim to have clocked sub-atomic particles or neutrinos travelling faster than the speed of light.European Organization for Nuclear Research, ... Read more...

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Scientists discover what could be heaviest stable antinucleus


April 25th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A team of scientists have discovered a new particle, also known as the anti-alpha, which could be the heaviest antinucleus ever detected.Members of the international STAR collaboration ... Read more...

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Has the ‘Big Bang’ machine detected the elusive ‘God particle’?


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): It is making rounds among the physics community that the world's largest atom smasher may have detected a long-sought subatomic particle called the Higgs boson, also known ... Read more...

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It could be possible to create matter, antimatter from vacuum, say experts


December 9th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A combination of ultra-high-intensity laser beam and a two-mile-long particle accelerator could be used to create something out of nothing, according to University of Michigan researchers.Their equations that ... Read more...

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Dead Sea scrolls’ parchment was made locally


July 21st, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Proton beam analysis of a Dead Sea scroll reveals its chemistry matches that of the water in the area where the ancient document was found, suggesting its parchment ... Read more...

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Scientists trash reports of God particle discovery


July 16th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Rumours that the Higgs boson - sometimes called the 'God particle' - has been detected by the Tevatron particle accelerator have been denied. The Tevatron is a ... Read more...

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Has Large Hadron Collider rival Tevatron found elusive ‘God particle’?


July 13th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): The Tevatron, the most powerful huge particle accelerator in the world after the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) - housed at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, ... Read more...

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American research suggests existence of ‘multiple God particles’


June 15th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): The elusive "God particle" or Higgs boson could have multiple versions, says a new study.The Higgs boson is the sub-atomic particle which explains why all other particles ... Read more...

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Scientists conduct ‘post-mortem of comet’ to find origins of solar system


May 29th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Leicester University researchers are putting extraterrestrial material from the Comet Wild 2 under the microscope to find the origins of our Solar System.By developing micro manipulation techniques, researchers ... Read more...

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New high-speed integrated circuit for Large Hedron Collider is fastest of its kind


April 9th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): A new high-speed integrated circuit that can reliably transmit data for the world's largest physics experiment is the fastest of its kind, say experts.The new "link-on-chip" - ... 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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Scientists discover most massive form of antimatter to date


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): An international team of scientists studying high-energy collisions of gold ions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) has published evidence of the most massive antinucleus discovered to ... Read more...

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‘Big Bang’ machine may find ‘God particle’ even at half power run


March 4th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's most powerful particle accelerator, has been restarted, and experts say that the machine might find the elusive ... Read more...

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World’s most sensitive neutrino experiment may reveal why we exist


February 26th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that the world's most sensitive neutrino experiment, which could shed some light on why we exist, has begin.According to a report in New Scientist, in ... Read more...

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Design flaws may have doomed the “Big Bang Machine”


February 24th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A senior scientist who helped to build the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is claiming that the cause of the shutdown of the giant particle accelerator in 2008 ... Read more...

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Giant ‘atom smasher’ to be switched on again next week


February 20th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists at the laboratory that operates the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have said that the giant atom smasher will be switched on again next week.The particle accelerator ... Read more...

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‘Big bang machine’ to jump to maximum energy in 2013


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 3 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), popularly called the 'big bang machine', is going to skip medium-energy proton collisions, jumping straight to its maximum energy ... Read more...

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Nations sign accord for 1 bn euro laser


December 1st, 2009 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Dec 1 (DPA) Ten nations signed an accord in Hamburg to build a giant X-ray laser machine at a cost of more than 1 billion euros ($1.5 billion) to do scientific ... Read more...

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Particle beams successfully injected into “Big Bang Machine”


October 27th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that engineers working on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have successfully injected beams of particles into two sections of the vast machine.According to a ... Read more...

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Future force may jinx ‘Big Bang Machine’ to save the world, say scientists


October 19th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, October 19 (ANI): In a bizarre sci-fi theory, scientists have said that the Large Hadron Collider, which is the world's biggest atom smasher, could be jinxed by a future force ... Read more...

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“Big Bang” machine becomes colder than deep space


October 17th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 17 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), popularly dubbed the "Big Bang machine", has become colder than deep space.According to a report by BBC News, all ... Read more...

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Physicist working at Large Hadron Collider arrested on terrorism charges


October 10th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 10 (ANI): In a surprising turn of events, the French police have arrested a physicist working at CERN, Europe's premier particle physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland, on charges of ... Read more...

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Oz teens filmed sex act in fear of Large Hadron Collider ending world


September 2nd, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 2 (ANI): High school students in Australia reportedly filmed sex acts fearing that the Large Hadron Collider was about to end the world.According to the Courier-Mail, the police are ... Read more...

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‘Big Bang Machine’ fizzling out because of faulty magnets


August 4th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), or the 'Big Bang Machine', as it is popularly called, is fizzling out, as many of the magnets meant to whiz subatomic ... Read more...

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Scientists tune world’s brightest X-ray beam in Germany


July 20th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 20 (DPA) The most intense X-ray beam of its type in the world has been generated inside a 2,300-metre circular tunnel under the German city of Hamburg, the Desy research ... Read more...

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Space geek Tom Hanks says he can put his hand into moving particle accelerator!


June 21st, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Tom Hanks has revealed he is such a space geek that he is willing to put his hand into a particle accelerator, also known as atom smasher.The actor ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider to run through the year in race for finding ‘God particle’


June 5th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): In the race for finding the elusive Higgs boson, or 'God particle', as it is popularly called, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will run through the year, ... Read more...

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Physicists set new limits on hypothetical new particles called the extra “Z-boson”


May 1st, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A group of physicists at the University of Nevada, Reno, US, are reporting a refined analysis of experiments on violation of mirror symmetry in atoms that sets ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider may one day discover nature’s fifth force


April 29th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A group of physicists at the University of Nevada, Reno has analyzed data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) that could ultimately prove or disprove the possibility ... Read more...

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God Particle hidden at lower mass, say physicists


March 14th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): New findings have suggested that the Higgs boson, or the God Particle, is not a relatively high-mass particle, and physicists looking for it would have to search ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks may turn on big bang machine once its fixed


February 17th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Actor Tom Hanks has agreed to turn on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) once it has been fixed.The LHC, which is the worlds most powerful particle accelerator, ... Read more...

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NASA telescope unveils a dozen new pulsars


January 7th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): NASA''s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered 12 new gamma-ray-only pulsars and has detected gamma-ray pulses from 18 others. "We know of 1,800 pulsars, but until Fermi we ... Read more...

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