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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...

WATCH: Famous Higgs Particle Explained By Its Namesake

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.18.2014 | Science

Does the Higgs boson still leave you scratching your head? Scientists at CERN in Switzerland made a huge splash in 2012 when they discovered what t...

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.

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...

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...

Just the Beginning of Higgs Physics

Karl Ecklund | Posted 09.04.2012 | Science
Karl Ecklund

The discovery of a new particle at CERN is the just the beginning, not the end, of the scientific work at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). What is the significance for humanity?

EXPLAINED: How Higgs Boson Works

Posted 07.03.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 07/03/2012 07:58 AM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries The infamous Higgs particle has a weighty task: It grants all...

Chicago Helps Crack Code to the Matter of Life, Doesn't Get Invited to God Particle Party

Roxane Assaf | Posted 08.27.2012 | Chicago
Roxane Assaf

Imagine being part of the discovery of something that potentially cracks the code to the origins of the universe by understanding the structure of matter.

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...

Huge Announcement Made In Search For 'God Particle'

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 02.12.2012 | Technology

GENEVA — Physicists are closing in on an elusive subatomic particle that, if found, would confirm a long-held understanding about why matter has...

Atom Smasher Closes In On 'God' Particle

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 09.24.2011 | Technology

GRENOBLE, France — Scientists will find a long-sought theoretical particle – or rule out that it exists – by the end of 2012, the di...

Scientists Inch Towards Finding 'God Particle'

Reuters | Daniel Flynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Scientists working with particle accelerators in Europe and the United States said on Monday they may be closing in on the elusive Higgs Boson, the "G...