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The Higgs Boson Sings!

On the 4th of July at a packed press conference in Geneva, scientists at CERN, the European Center for Nuclear Research, announced that they had found the...

Higgs Boson: A Ghost in the Machine

Get physicists and cosmologists talking about their work and they will tell you that there are elegant theories and messy ones. Almost all of them believe the...

Higgs Hoopla: Two Physicists Nab a Nobel Prize

Nearly 50 years after Francois Englert and Peter Higgs did their work, they were recognized by science's top award for helping to explain why the universe exists...

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The Large Hadron Particle Collider

After more than 25 years of preparation, the huge particle accelerator outside Geneva went on line in 2008, as scientists attempted to re-create the conditions...

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Physics Week in Review: November 30, 2013

for the Higgs boson, The... This was truly the year of the Higgs: not only the Nobel Prize... The... The ATLAS experiment at CERN announced the strongest evidence so far that the Higgs ...

Physicists Now Want a Very Large Hadron Collider

But with the 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson, the LHC has fulfilled its original promise -- and physicists are beginning to get excited about designing a machine that might one...