Experiment raises doubt over Standard Model of physics

The Standard Model of particle physics - the accepted view of how the universe works at a sub-atomic scale - may need a re-think.

Scientists may have spotted Higgs boson

The hunt for the elusive Higgs boson - rather misleadingly known as the God particle - may be nearing its end.

New subatomic particle observed for first time

Collision Detector at Fermilabs (CDF) scientists have observed a new particle, the neutral Xi-sub-b.