Mon, 13 Aug 2018

Stock market the biggest obstacle to finding dark matter down a mine

When she set out to hunt the invisable stuff that glues the universe together, Professor Elisabetta Barberio did not expect where the main roadblock would be.

Full article published 5 August 2018 is accessible here.

Mon, 13 Aug 2018

A 2018 Chancellor's Prize will be awarded to Dr Rebecca Leane for her PhD thesis entitled 'Phenomenology of particle dark matter'.

Fri, 1 Jun 2018

"A Giant Leap In Scientific Knowldge"

Scientists at a conference in Fukuoka, Japan discussing possible Japanese particle physics projects to complement the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, are calling for a prompt realisation of the International Linear Collider (ILC). 



Fri, 23 Mar 2018

A new stage of operation of the SuperKEKB electron-positron collider, with a brand new positron damping ring and the Belle II detector. Electron and positron beams will soon begin colliding soon for the first time in 8 years, since the previous KEKB collider ceased its operations in 2010.


Thu, 15 Mar 2018

How Hawking changed physics

When Stephen Hawking postulated in the mid-1970s that black holes leak radiation, slowly dissolving like aspirin in a glass of water, he overturned a core tenet of the Universe.

Mon, 12 Mar 2018
Dr Graham White

The 2017 Robert Street Doctoral Prize in Physics will be awarded to Dr Graham White for his PhD thesis entitled 'Aspects of particle cosmology with an emphasis on baryogenesis'. 

Fri, 2 Mar 2018
CERN logo

Australia's Governor General makes visit to CERN

On 26 February, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Peter Cosgrove met with Fabiola Gianotti and Geoff Taylor at CERN.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017

EU project lights up X-band technology

Advanced linear-accelerator (linac) technology developed at CERN and elsewhere will be used to develop a new generation of compact X-ray free-electron lasers (XFELs)

Thu, 9 Nov 2017

ICFA supports 250-GeV International Linear Collider and encourages its realisation

Thu, 31 Aug 2017

At the August meeting of the International Committee for Future Accelerators (ICFA) in Guangzhou, China, Professor Geoffrey Taylor was unanimously elected to the role to of ICFA Chair.