"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
Following the discovery of the Higgs boson, this year’s Nobel prize for physics – as expected – went to the two men who first came up with the theory
Peter Higgs of Britain and Francois Englert of Belgium have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for physics.
Both theoretical physicists were among
Theoretical physicists, Britain’s Peter Higgs and Belgium’s Francois Englert have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics.
Dark matter is one of the deepest mysteries of the universe: no one can see it but scientists are sure it exists.
It is the glue that holds the
It was predicted 45 years ago, but it was only earlier this year that the existence of the ‘Higgs Boson’ could finally be proven.
A French and an American scientist won the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for finding ways to measure elusive quantum particles without
Here is a necessarily oversimplified stab (using material provided by specialist writers) at rendering in layman’s terms the potential impact of a
Scientists at Europe’s CERN laboratory have found a new subatomic particle that could be the Higgs Boson, the basic building block of the
Scientists at the CERN research centre have discovered a new subatomic particle that could be the elusive Higgs boson, which is believed to be
The complete archives of the world renowned scientist Albert Einstein will soon be available online.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which
The Nobel Prize for Physics has been won by three Americans for their work mapping the universe. Saul Perlmutter, Brian Schmidt and Adam Riess have
On September 29, 1954, CERN was officially launched. The new European Organisation for Nuclear Research replaced a temporary body that had been in
One of the world’s leading laboratories for particle physics has produced another remarkable discovery.
The ATLAS project superheated the smallest
It is one of the biggest mysteries of the universe, what exactly happened at the time of the Big Bang.
Scientists at CERN, the European Centre for
Andre Geim and Konstantin have won the Nobel prize for Physics thanks to a simple roll of tape and some lead.
The two scientists painstakingly
Two Russian scientists have won the Nobel Prize for Physics.
Konstantin Novoselov and Andre Geim have developed a new form of carbon called
Celebrations in Cern, where the Large Hadron Collider has smashed particles together at record-breaking energies. Last week’s milestone marks the
The Large Hadron Collider – based at CERN near Geneva – has produced particle collisions at a speed of 7 trillion electron-volts (TEV).
Vitaly Ginzburg, the Russian physicist who developed the Soviet H-bomb, has died after a long illness. He was 93.
Ginzburg won the Nobel physics