Thu, 9 Oct 2014
Englert and Higgs

After a fifty-year wait, it seemed fitting that the public should wait an extra 45 minutes to hear the words that particle physicists had been wanting to hear since July 4 2012, that the winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics were François Englert and Peter W. Higgs.

Tue, 7 Oct 2014

Dark matter laboratory is a step closer

...three day joint workshop at Great Western, involving both the Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics and the Centre of Excellence for All-sky...

Thu, 25 Sep 2014

Astronomers look for dark matter in space, and physicists look for it underground, but both groups will be talking about it in Great Western in central Victoria from this Sunday.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014
12.15 PM

Associate Professor Juan Collar from the University of Chicago will present a series of lectures in NSW, SA, VIC and WA as part of National Science Week.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014

On the hunt for dark matter

...energy," says Dr White. "Following the discovery of the Higgs Boson two years ago, dark matter remains the biggest problem in fundamental physics.

Fri, 18 Jul 2014

Shire invites Prime Minister, Tony Abbott to visit

...to invite Mr Abbott to Stawell to learn more about the proposed Dark Matter Particle Physics Laboratory. Council would look to outline to the...

Sat, 14 Jun 2014

Higgs boson scientists are knighted

Higgs boson scientists are knighted A scientist who predicted the Higgs boson - and another who helped to find it - have been knighted in the...
Fri, 13 Jun 2014

Catching Particle Fever: the Sydney scientists who helped track down the Higgs boson

...Particle Fever: the Sydney scientists who helped track down the Higgs boson As Particle Fever premieres at the Sydney Film Festival this weekend,

Wed, 21 May 2014

Could an Australian gold mine help unlock the secrets of the universe? Scientists to build underground laboratory in Victorian mine shaft to search for dark matter

...underground mine is believed to house the perfect conditions for the identification of dark matter - which, if found, would be a world-first...