US atom smasher may have found new force of nature

By Fabrice Coffrini | AFP News

US physicists are to announce Wednesday that data from a major atom smasher lab may have revealed a new elementary particle, or potentially a new force of nature, the New York Times reported.

A spokeswoman from the US Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, which operates the powerful particle accelerator Tevatron, said the results would be released at 2100 GMT but offered no further details.


They will live stream their announcement at 4pm today: