Wed, 3 Jun 2015

Large Hadron Collider is cranking up again: prepare to have your mind blown

...scientists are cranking up the proton beams to energy levels 162 per cent higher than when the Higgs boson was found.

Wed, 13 May 2015

Stawell Underground Physics laboratory (SUPL) received a major funding boost with the announcement of $1.75 million from the National Stronger Regions Fund.

Wed, 13 May 2015

Budget 2015: Funding secured for Grampians' Peak Trail tourist development, Stawell dark matter lab

Funding secured for Grampians' Peak Trail tourist development, Stawell dark matter lab The Federal Government has announced two big projects...

Wed, 25 Feb 2015

The LHC is back and it's ready to probe the limits of matter

...the Future Fellowship scheme. He is affiliated with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics and the Terascale and is the recipient...

Tue, 17 Feb 2015
6.00 PM

Ray Volkas' public lecture now available online for those who missed this great event! This talk surveys the challenges to fundamental physics posed by the discovery of dark matter and neutrino masses, and the enduring question of why the universe is bereft of antimatter.

Mon, 16 Feb 2015

Stawell particle physics lab a step closer after State Government's $1.75m commitment

...t think we understand how big it could be yet, he said. The Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics has got a 10-year plan and within that...

Tue, 9 Dec 2014

Stawell mine could hold key to finding dark matter, scientists say

...measuring very tiny signals that might come from dark matter. Professor Geoffrey Taylor, a physicist from the University of Melbourne, said the...

Wed, 5 Nov 2014
Fabiola Gianotti

Higgs Hunter Will be CERN's First Female Director

Higgs Hunter Will be CERN's First Female Director Italian physicist Fabiola Gianotti will take the reins at the European physics powerhouse in...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Professor Bruce McKellar

Professor Bruce McKellar from Melbourne Node has been elected as the next President of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP).