Beyond LHC: Particle physicists explore the potential of more powerful proton colliders
(Phys.org) —An international group of about 100 physicists gathered last week for the first formal workshop at SLAC to explore the world of high-energy physics beyond CERN's Large Hadron Collider, which ...
Physicists excited by hints of Higgs boson existence
Birmingham particle physicists are today trawling through the data from particle collisions at the Large Hadron Collider that could indicate the existence of the Higgs boson. ...
High speed beams, heaps of excitement and hunting the Higgs boson
(PhysOrg.com) -- If looking for the elusive Higgs boson particle is like searching for a needle in a haystack, research published last month has made the haystack smaller.
With collider set to reboot, physicists look beyond the Higgs
So much for the warmup laps. Harvard physicists are looking with anticipation to the spring, when the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, Switzerland, fires up after a two-year hiatus for repairs and upgrades. ...
Fewer exploding stars potential predictor of global warming
(Phys.org)—One of the universe's greatest unexplained mysteries – why stars explode – could be explained by a particle similar to the Higgs boson. The theory developed by University of Aberdeen astrophysicist, ...
The Year of the Higgs?
This February, researchers will renew their search for one of the universe's most elusive mysteries, the Higgs boson--a hypothetical particle that if found would give an insight into why particles have certain mass.
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'Deep learning' makes search for exotic particles easier
Fully automated "deep learning" by computers greatly improves the odds of discovering particles such as the Higgs boson, beating even veteran physicists' abilities, according to findings by UC Irvine researchers ...
Higgs fever: Overflow crowd hears about new particle (w/ Video)
Worldwide excitement over the possible discovery of a new fundamental particle, the Higgs boson. spilled onto campus Friday,July 13, as hundreds of people more than the Valley Life Sciences Buildings ...
Iowa State physicists excited about Higgs studies, look forward to new physics
Ten Iowa State University physicists have their names on a new paper describing how the ATLAS Experiment at the Large Hadron Collider has observed a new particle in the search for the Higgs boson. ...
A bound on the natural width of the Higgs boson
CMS has improved the constraints on the Higgs width, a fundamental property of this unique new particle, by more than two orders of magnitude.
Physicists closing in on 'God particle' (Update)
Experiments at the world's biggest atom smasher have yielded tantalising hints that a long-sought sub-atomic particle truly exists, with final proof likely by late 2012, physicists said Monday.
Particle physicists report 'intriguing hints' of Higgs Boson
Yesterday physicists in Europe reported possible signs of the Higgs boson, a missing piece in the particle-physics puzzle long suspected of giving elementary particles -- such as electrons and quarks -- their mass ...
'God particle' out of hiding places: CERN chief
The elusive Higgs Boson, known as the "God particle", is -- if it exists -- running out of places to hide, the head of the mammoth experiment designed to find it said on Thursday.