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From the latest Science News: String theory weighs in on Higgs ATLANTA – Physicists working on big experiments at particle colliders aren’t the only ones who have something to say about the mass of the elusive Higgs boson. A theorist … Continue reading ?
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Search for Higgs boson at Large Hadron Collider reveals new particle

Academics / Physics : Symmetry Breaking (2 years ago)

Physicists on experiments at the Large Hadron Collider announced today that they have observed a new particle. Whether the particle has the properties of the predicted Higgs boson remains to be seen. Read Post

OU physicists develop rationale for the next-generation particle collider

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last year)

A University of Oklahoma-developed theory provides the rationale for the next-generation particle accelerator—the International Linear Collider. The discovery of the Higgs boson at the CERN Large Hadron Collider in Geneva Switzerlan... Read Post

Hunt for Higgs Continues; Scientists Work to Separate the 'Signal from the Noise'

News : The Rundown News Blog (3 years ago)

Protons collide at CERN's CMS experiment Image by Thomas McCauley, Lucas Taylor/CERN. What does the Higgs boson mean to physics, and how will particle physicists know when they've found it? Evidence of the elusive Higgs Boson may be... Read Post


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