A particle that doesn’t fit the laws of physics – CERN

Researchers could be very close to finding a FIFTH  fundamental force. Results from the Large Hadron Collider hint at a particle that doesn’t fit the laws of physics. The new particle is believed to be SIX times heavier than the Higgs boson particle. Further testing is required which is why more ‘collisions’ will commence next month in order … Continue reading A particle that doesn’t fit the laws of physics – CERN

Random collection of Physics Viva Questions

State the Principle of a potentiometer. (The students say that potential drop is proportional to length but the constant quantities are not mentioned) How can we increase the sensitivity of a potentiometer? Define figure of merit of a galvanometer. Which has more resistance – a galvanometer or a milliammeter? How does an LED emit light? … Continue reading Random collection of Physics Viva Questions

Interesting News in Physics

Dancing in the quantum world - physicsworld.com A new project known as "Danceroom Spectroscopy" represents a genuine fusion of art and science, resulting in an impressive visual art show that is driven by real physical laws. The project's mastermind is David Glowacki, a researcher at the University of Bristol in the UK. In this special … Continue reading Interesting News in Physics

INTERESTING PHYSICS ARTICLES

Find below a collection of interesting Articles I came across while Browsing the web. Links are provided to the original website for complete reference   LATEST PHYSICS NEWS http://feeds.feedburner.com/physicsnews Can The Invisible Man See?  ...

Rev. William R. Callahan Dies at 78, Dissident Who Challenged Vatican – New York Times

Rev. William R. Callahan Dies at 78, Dissident Who Challenged VaticanNew York TimesHe had hoped to be an agronomist, but the Jesuits asked him to study physics because they needed physics professors in their universities. ...