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Mar 5, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The hunt for the source of dark matter is one of the most hotly anticipated searches of our time and the Higgs boson might be able to light the way to a possible dark matter discovery.
Dec 17, 2014 08:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a proposed experiment for the newly-recommissioned Large Hadron Collider, physicists want to focus on the Higgs boson for clues as to why the universe is filled with matter and not antimatter.
Sep 30, 2014 08:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mass and gravity are intimately related, so it stands to reason that the link between the Higgs boson and gravity is just as fundamental -- now astronomers are looking to the stars to actually test the finer details of this relationship. Continue reading →
Sep 8, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
Stephen Hawking warns that the Higgs boson, or 'god particle' could end the universe one day.
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 →
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