New vigour in quest for Higgs boson
Heartened by a glimpse of what may be the Higgs boson, scientists at the CERN physics lab are smashing particles with new vigour in a quest to understand why matter has mass and other riddles of the natural ...
'Nice to be right', says Higgs after particle milestone (Update)
The British scientist who gave his name to the Higgs boson particle spoke Friday of his delight after researchers affirmed its existence, saying it was "nice to be right sometimes".
3 Questions: Physicist Christoph Paus discusses newly discovered particle
Today CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, announced the most conclusive evidence yet for the existence of the Higgs boson (at 5 sigma), a long-elusive cornerstone of the Standard Model of ...
'God particle' a gateway to new vision of universe
Physicists said Thursday the potential discovery of the "God particle" was a gateway to a new era that could see humanity unlock some of the universe's great mysteries including dark matter.
A closer look at the Higgs boson
Scientists working at the world's biggest atom smasher near Geneva have announced the discovery of a new subatomic particle that looks remarkably like the long-sought Higgs boson. Sometimes called the "God p ...
Tears not ties as 'Higgs-like' particle found
Raucous applause more usually seen at a football match and tearful exchanges are not things you would associate with a meeting of the science community.
Hawking says he lost $100 bet over Higgs discovery
Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking said Wednesday the Nobel Prize should be given to Peter Higgs, the man who gave his name to the Higgs boson particle.
Science quotes on the Higgs boson
Stereotypes of scientists as stern-faced and emotionless were tossed aside on Wednesday when physicists reacted with joy and tears to CERN's announcement about the Higgs Boson.
Shy physicist whose name will live on in Higgs boson
Forty-eight years ago, British scientist Peter Higgs had a eureka moment when he realised there could be a particle that confers mass, one of the greatest puzzles in physics.
CERN physicists report strong evidence of Higgs boson (w/ live video from CERN)
Two independent teams at the world's biggest atom smasher say they have both "observed" a new subatomic particle a boson that looks just like the one believed to give all matter in the universe ...
Crunch time looms in quest for 'God particle'
A nearly 50-year bid to explain a riddle of fundamental matter faces a key moment on Wednesday when physicists unveil fresh data in their search for a particle called the Higgs boson.
Video preludes Higgs boson announcement
A video from Europe's CERN physics lab, apparently posted mistakenly on the eve of an announcement on the elusive "God Particle," reveals that a new subatomic particle has been observed in the relevant range.
CERN scientists to announce proof of Higgs boson found (Update)
Physicists say they have all but proven that the "God particle" exists. They have a footprint and a shadow, and the only thing left is to see for themselves the elusive subatomic particle believed to give ...
Tevatron scientists announce their final results on the Higgs particle
(Phys.org) -- After more than 10 years of gathering and analyzing data produced by the U.S. Department of Energy's Tevatron collider, scientists from the CDF and DZero collaborations have found their strongest ...