Supersymmetry theory thrown into a spin

In a blow to the highly-popular theory of supersymmetry, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN have spotted one of the rarest particle decays ever seen in nature.

CERN announces new particle is 'consistent' with Higgs

In one of the most widely-flagged scientific discoveries in history, CERN scientists have announced that they've finally pinned down the existence of the Higgs boson, with near-certainty.

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.

LHC reaches highest energy level yet

CERN yesterday ramped the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) up to record levels, ahcieving a collision energy of 8 TeV.