The properties of quark–gluon plasma (QGP), where the quarks and gluons are no longer confined within hadrons, lead to intriguing effects that have already been studied in heavy-ion collisions at CE...
Lively discussions and precise measurements dominated Beauty 2006, the latest international conference on B-physics. Neville Harnew and Guy Wilkinson report.
Moscow hosted this year's major summer conference, which presented the latest news across a broad range of topics. Gennady Kozlov and Simon Eidelman report.
Alan Walker describes how a schoolgirl from Scotland used steel and scintillator to test Einstein's special theory of relativity.
Researchers at Michigan State University's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) have reported the first measurement of the half-life of nickel-78.
Arguably the most fascinating question in modern cosmology is why the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate.
In February, 120 physicists travelled to the mountain village of La Thuile in Italy to discuss results and perspectives in particle physics. Michael Koratzinos reports.
Cosmological discoveries shed new light on the nature of fundamental particles, and vice versa. This synergy between the greatest and the smallest components of the universe was the subject of the 200...
PASCOS 2004 is the latest in the symposium series that brings together disciplines from the frontier areas of modern physics.
There has been considerable interest in these measurements because of the potential sensitivity to new physics such as supersymmetry, which would show up as a difference between the Standard Model val...