Big Bang

 
Spider flies to catch an elusive wave
Spider flies to catch an elusive wave
A giant white balloon with a precious cargo earlier this month crash-landed in a remote corner of snow-covered Antarctica – at 76°21.91 S,...
Bicep2 reveals more about the universe's beginnings
Bicep2 reveals more about the universe's beginnings
It seemed that no sooner had everyone calmed down after the confirmation of the Higgs boson than another huge scientific...
South pole telescope detects echoes of Big Bang
South pole telescope detects echoes of Big Bang
US scientists said on Monday they have found echoes of the Big Bang 14-billion years ago.
Will physicists ever be bang on?
Will physicists ever be bang on?
There was a bang, we think. About 14-billion years ago, a tiny singularity – a point smaller than a pinhead, containing all the matter in our...
Hawking turns 70, defying disease
Hawking turns 70, defying disease
British scientist Stephen Hawking has decoded some of the most puzzling mysteries of the universe but he has left one mystery unsolved: How he has...
Scientists find links to 'God particle'
Scientists find links to 'God particle'
International scientists said on Tuesday they had found signs of the Higgs boson, an elementary sub-atomic particle believed to have played a vital...
Wits joins Big Bang researchers
Wits joins Big Bang researchers
Physicists at Wits University now have access to the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments used to study "elementary particles"...
'Big Bang' collider repairs to cost up to $29m
'Big Bang' collider repairs to cost up to $29m
Repairing the giant particle collider built to simulate the "Big Bang" could cost up to 35-million Swiss francs ($29-million), the European...
Countdown to the God machine
Countdown to the God machine
Beneath the rural tranquillity of the Geneva countryside, where ramshackle sheds dot the wide-open fields, scientists are getting ready for a trip...

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