TV News LIES

Monday, Aug 31st

Last update11:42:02 PM GMT

You are here News Science 'Start of the Universe': mini Big Bang recreated

'Start of the Universe': mini Big Bang recreated

Mini Big BangScientists at the Large Hadron Collider have come the closest ever to re-enacting the beginning of the Universe – reproducing conditions a millionth of a second after the Big Bang.

Colliding particles of lead at each other at close to the speed of light, they produced heat a million times hotter than the centre of the Sun - temperatures close to those generated at the beginning of time.

The series of "mini-Big Bangs" were so powerful, scientists were hopeful they would cause sub-atomic particles to "melt" into their most basic ingredients and bring researchers closer to finding the fundamental building blocks of the Universe.

It was hoped the resulting hot dense "soup" would also prove the existence of a whole new state of matter known as the Quark Gluon Plasma. Quarks are thought to be tiny positive charges which make up protons and neutrons. They are held together by gluons, another kind of sub-atomic particle.

This discovery in turn could lead to the uncovering of one of the fundamental forces that bind everything together.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Hawking: Info Can Escape Black Holes

Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking announced during a lecture at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden...

Scientists say fetal tissue essential for medical research

Scientists need fetal tissue for researchThe furor on Capitol Hill over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate about the use of...

Astronomers spot 20 million year young, 'Jupiter-like' planet

New Jupiter-like planetAstronomers have spotted a Jupiter-like planet that could hold the answer to how our solar system...

29 U.S. Scientists Praise Nuclear Deal in Letter to Obama

29 Scientists praise Iran dealTwenty-nine of the nation’s top scientists — including Nobel laureates, veteran makers of nuclear arms and...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!