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“higgs boson”

Jun 23, 2014 02:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Physicists of one LHC experiment have announced tantalizing evidence that the Higgs doesn't only decay into other bosons; it also has the ability to decay into fermions. Continue reading →
Aug 2, 2013 12:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It seems that at every turn, the Standard Model of physics reinforces its death choke around the Universe as we know it -- but are physicists beginning to see data that bucks this trend? Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2013 02:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Large Hadron Collider scientists have detected an ultra-rare subatomic decay for the first time, a decay that is predicted by the Standard Model -- unfortunately, that's one hefty blow against supersymmetry. Continue reading →
Jul 5, 2013 05:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Can the hunt for the Higgs boson finally be laid to rest? No -- physicists have only just begun. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2013 01:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
While looking for a strange state of matter in two particle accelerators, it has been announced that another, totally unexpected, particle has been discovered. Continue reading →
Apr 17, 2013 06:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has conceded that he was likely wrong about his view that the Higgs boson doesn't exist -- an outcome he doesn't find very exciting. ->
Feb 19, 2013 01:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
New calculations by physicists characterizing the Higgs particle shows the Universe may have a sell-by date.