Discover the COSMOS at the ICT 2013 conference and exhibition

Vilnius, Lithuania 6-8/11/2013
EA and  IASA held a stand at the ICT 2013 exhibition, where they presented the Discover the COSMOS pr ...

created: Tue, 19 Nov 2013

What is the Higgs Boson?

The Higgs was the last missing ingredient of the Standard Model, a suite of equations that has ruled particle physics for the last half-century, explaining everything from the smell of a rose to the ping when your computer boots up. According to this model, the universe brims with energy that acts like a cosmic molasses, imbuing the particles that move through it with mass, the way a bill moving through Congress attracts riders and amendments, becoming more and more ponderous and controversial.

created: Fri, 11 Oct 2013

Nobel Prize Winning Physics at Schools with HYPATIA

The Hunt for Higgs is one of the most popular Discover the COSMOS Demonstrators. You can introduce the Higgs Discovery in the classroom and discuss with your students the importance of Higgs in our understanding of microcosmos. Have a look to the Discover the COSMOS Demonstrator:

created: Thu, 10 Oct 2013


Thousands of people visited the "Discover the COSMOS" stand
At the end of September (28th and 29th) CERN organized two full open days ( ...

created: Thu, 03 Oct 2013

From Electrons to Galaxies: Greek high schoolers visit CERN

By Angelos Alexopoulos, CERN
Soon after his return to Greece from the Greek Teachers Programme at CERN last autumn, high-school physics t ...

created: Fri, 27 Sep 2013

Amazing ?Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013

These are the amazing photos provided by the "Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013" competition.
The awards were just announced at t ...

created: Thu, 19 Sep 2013

Asteroid Competition Winner

The National Schools' Observatory (NSO) along with the Faulkes Telescope Project (FTP) and the Discover the Cosmos Project ran a nationwide ...

created: Mon, 26 Aug 2013

Discover the COSMOS presence during the CERN open days

At the end of September (28th and 29th) CERN is organizing two full open days (11hour duration each). This is a really big event (details ar ...

created: Tue, 23 Jul 2013

Discover the COSMOS presence in the International conference on New Frontiers in Physics

During the International conference on New Frontiers in Physics ( in Kolympari, Cha ...

created: Mon, 22 Jul 2013

Particle Physics Teaching Materials Contest (MIT)TEILBAR?!

In 2012, there was accomplished a "Discover the Cosmos" Particle Physics Teaching Materials Contest "(MIT)TEILBAR?!" for teaching staff. ...

created: Mon, 24 Jun 2013