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

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...

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...

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...

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,

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, 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...