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...

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...

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, 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...

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, 2 May 2014

From Black Holes to Dark Matter, an Astrophysicist Explains

...been lots of really interesting hints lately of possible signals of dark matter s particle physics effects in astrophysical observations, but it...

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.