The hunt narrows for an elusive subatomic particle called the Higgs boson, after physicists using a high-powered atom smasher believe they now know where to look. If found, the Higgs boson could help explain the mysteries of the universe.
FORA.tv (Nov. 29, 2012) CUNY's Institute for Theoretical Sciences discusses the discovery of the Higgs boson particle.
In July, researchers at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, ... watch video
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 (July 4, 2012) 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 ... watch video
Popular Science (July 25, 2012) With three major American science projects shutting down, including Tevatron which helped Fermilabs find the top quark, the US may be falling behind in particle ... 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
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Dec. 13, 2011 Physicists have narrowed the search for the Higgs boson, a subatomic particle that is a building block of the universe. In an announcement made Dec. 13 in Geneva, scientists said they have found ... read more