'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.
Scientists excited over hints of finding an elusive particle
Scientists are quivering with anticipation - flying halfway around the world for a close-up view of the action and devouring the latest updates from the blogosphere the way some girls track the doings of Justin Bieber.
Large Hadron Collider sets world record beam intensity
(PhysOrg.com) -- Around midnight this night CERN's Large Hadron Collider set a new world record for beam intensity at a hadron collider when it collided beams with a luminosity of 4.67 x 1032cm-2s-1. This exceeds the previous world ...
Bilayer graphene works as an insulator
A research team led by physicists at the University of California, Riverside has identified a property of "bilayer graphene" (BLG) that the researchers say is analogous to finding the Higgs boson in particle ...
More clues soon in hunt for Higgs particle
More clues are expected next week in the worldwide hunt for an elusive sub-atomic particle, the Higgs boson, that is the missing piece in the standard model of physics.
Precision measurement of W boson mass portends stricter limits for Higgs particle
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists of the DZero collaboration at the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have achieved the world's most precise measurement of the mass of the W boson by a ...
The short but eventful life of a Higgs boson particle
Recent results from the ATLAS experiment at CERN have given a clearer picture of the short but eventful life of a Higgs boson particle.
World's most sensitive dark matter detector set up
The world's most sensitive dark matter detector settled into a new home Friday in an old U.S. gold mine.