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Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Last Run Fails to Recreate 2012 Results

CERN on Monday ran for the last time the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest particle accelerator, housed underground near the France-Switzerland border near Geneva, which ran since May ...

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Meet Thanu Padmanabhan, Winner of Dark Energy Challenge and a Fancy Lamp

Pune-based physicist Thanu Padmanabhan propounded the theory that dark energy in cosmology is the root cause of accelerated expansion of the universe and threw a challenge to peers to prove ...

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India Finally Joins CERN, 50 Years After Initial TIFR Ties

Almost two years after Pakistan, India too joined CERN as an associate member of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), which houses the world’s largest nuclear and particle physics ...

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Indian-Origin Astronomer Develops Unique Galacto-Seismic Method to Hunt Dark Matter Galaxies

Based on galactoseismology, Indian origin astronomer Sukanya Chakrabarti, former post-doc at Berkeley and her mentor Leo Blitz have found three bright pulsating stars on the periphery of the Milky Way ...

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Dark matter Not Mysterious but Similar to Sub-atomic Particles: Study

Researchers from the University of California found out that the dark matter, believed to mysterious and exotic, is not very different from subatomic particles known to science since the 1930s. ...

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CERN Tests Large Hadron Collider at Record Energy to Break Protons, Achieves Breakthrough (Photos)

CERN achieved a breakthrough on Wednesday night when protons collided in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the record-breaking energy of 13 TeV for the first time, paving the way ...

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CERN Restarts Large Hadron Collider After 2 Years, What Next?

Two years after the shutdown of its epoch-making Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the God Particle hunt by CERN resumed on Sunday at 10:41 AM local time. The physics particle search ...

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Dark Matter darker than previously thought, say astronomers

Using observations from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself, meaning it interacts with itself ...

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CERN to Resume LHC Operation with Doubled Energy Today

CERN, which was able to produce epoch-making anti-matter or God’s Particle will resume its operations with its new refurbished Large Hadron Collider (LHC) on Monday, March 23, 2015 after a ...

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CERN All Set to Relaunch LHC for God Particle Second Run Experiments from March 23

CERN, the particle research giant in Geneva that had shut down in 2013 its epoch-making Large Hadron Collider which was able to produce the dark matter or God’s Particle, has ...

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Is dark matter behind mass extinctions, geologic upheavals?

New York University Biology Professor Michael Rampino says Earth’s infrequent but predictable path around and through our Galaxy’s disc may have a direct and significant effect on geological and biological ...

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Dark matter at the heart of our galaxy?

New study confirms the presence of dark matter in the inner part of the Milky Way. Scientists have obtained for the first time a direct observational proof of the presence ...

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