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Higgs Boson Discovery

Higgs Boson Looks Even Higgs-ier

| Adrian Cho | Posted 06.26.2014 | Science

New data suggest that the particle discovered 2 years ago with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland is indeed the Higgs boson—the key to p...

Big Energy Boost On Tap For Celebrated Atom Smasher

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 06.24.2014 | Science

GENEVA (AP) — The world's largest atom smasher is gearing up for its second three-year run after 16 months of maintenance and upgrades. The Large H...

CONFIRMED

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.14.2013 | Science

GENEVA — It helps solve one of the most fundamental riddles of the universe: how the Big Bang created something out of nothing 13.7 billion year...

Will There Be a Nobel Prize for the Higgs Boson and, If Yes, Who Will Get It?

Jim Baggott | Posted 12.03.2012 | Science
Jim Baggott

The Prize can be awarded only to three living recipients and, with five theorists potentially in the running, there's a lot at stake.

The Disappointing Higgs and Sterile Neutrinos

Victor Stenger | Posted 11.14.2012 | Science
Victor Stenger

So far, the Higgs boson has been a disappointment. Of course, it was a major discovery that generated worldwide attention.

CERN Discovery Confirmed, Becomes Real Science

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 09.11.2012 | Science

While the big announcement about the discovery of a subatomic particle thought to be the Higgs boson made waves around the world in July as one of the...

What Is a Boson? Einstein Was the First to Know

A. Douglas Stone | Posted 11.01.2012 | Science
A. Douglas Stone

What is the origin of the term "boson," and why is it worth specifying that the Higgs is not just any old supersmall particle, but a member of the particular family of fundamental physical objects grouped together as bosons?

WATCH: McGill Student Combines The Higgs Boson And Acapella

Posted 08.29.2012 | College

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if someone sang an acapella cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" but then changed the words so that the...

If I Want To Look Well-Read and In-The-Know, What Do I Need To Know About the Higgs Boson Discovery and Announcement?

Quora | Posted 09.09.2012 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Ian McCullough, Consultant for Consumer-Facing Startups, Casual Physics Fan, and Quora User since No...

What, in the Simplest Layman's Terms Ever, Are the Implications to Real World Systems With the Discovery of the Higgs Boson?

Quora | Posted 09.09.2012 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Joshua Engel, polymath You want the simplest possible terms? I'd go with "none." Th...

Higgs Boson - So What?

Michael Tuts | Posted 09.10.2012 | Science
Michael Tuts

What is the universe? What are we made of? What is our future fate? Do we live in more than three-space dimensions? These and many other questions like them can inspire the next generation.

Who Should Get Nobel Prize For Higgs Discovery?

Posted 07.08.2012 | Science

By: Francie Diep, InnovationNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 07/06/2012 06:03 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily There's the science, and then there's...

Hipsters Guess What the Higgs Boson Is

Katy Waldman | Posted 07.06.2012 | Home

Hipsters may have become the most mocked demographic there is. Surely an impassioned defense of oversized sunglasses, manicured mustaches, and sau...

Higgs' 'God Particle' Nickname Fuels Twitter Firestorm

Posted 07.09.2012 | Science

Physics fans went wild over this week's announcement that scientists at CERN had discovered a particle consistent with the long-sought Higgs boson. Bu...

'Higgs Bosom' & 9 Other Ways We're Misspelling 'Higgs Boson'

Posted 07.02.2012 | Comedy

The world is bracing for the European Organization for Nuclear Research's July 4 announcement about the elusive Higgs boson. Has the large hadron coll...

Eagerly Anticipated 'God Particle' Finding Coming Soon?

Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

2012 could be a big year for the Higgs Boson. Last week, a researcher promised to present something "interesting" next month related to the subatom...