Physicists on Wednesday said they had found a new sub-atomic particle consistent with the Higgs boson, which is believed to confer mass. The particle is "consistent with (the) long-sought Higgs boson," CERN said in a statement, adding that further data was needed to identify the find.
FORA.tv (Nov. 29, 2012) CUNY's Institute for Theoretical Sciences discusses the discovery of the Higgs boson particle.
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AFP (July 4, 2012) After a quest spanning nearly half a century, physicists said Wednesday they had found a sub-atomic particle that may be the elusive Higgs boson, believed to confer mass on matter. Rousing cheers and ... watch video
CBC (July 4, 2012) Scientists working at the world's biggest atom smasher in Switzerland say they have discovered what could be the long-sought Higgs boson, a subatomic particle dubbed the "God particle" because it is ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 1, 2013) Work is pushing ahead at the world's largest particle collider at CERN -- to give the vast machine an upgrade, enabling it to advance the frontiers of knowledge even ... watch video
Newsy (June 23, 2014) As the LHC's upgrades near completion, a new study on the particle CERN discovered in 2012 shows it behaves just like the theoretical Higgs boson.
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