Nailing Down the Elusive Higgs Boson
Although it was the Fourth of July holiday in the United States, there were plenty of fireworks in Europe, where scientists announced they’d probably found the elusive Higgs boson, a particle believed to give all objects mass. At CERN headquarters in Geneva, two independent scientific teams – ATLAS and CMS – announced they’ve observed a […]
Evidence of ‘God Particle’ Found?
Speculation is mounting that physicists at the world’s largest atom smasher plan to announce Wednesday that they’ve pretty much found the most sought-after particle in modern science. Scientists in Geneva reportedly believe they have enough evidence to confirm the existence of the Higgs boson, an elusive particle believed to give all objects mass. The discovery […]