Scientists more certain that particle is Higgs boson
A proton-proton collision produced in the Large Hadron Collider shows characteristics in line with the decay of a Higgs boson particle.
March 14th, 2013
04:10 PM ET

Scientists more certain that particle is Higgs boson

Just in time for Albert Einstein's birthday Thursday, scientists delivered exciting news about how the universe works.

Last summer, physicists announced that they had identified a particle with characteristics of the elusive Higgs boson, the so-called "God particle." But, as often the case in science, they needed to do more research to be more certain.

On Thursday, scientists announced that the particle, detected at the Large Hadron Collider, the world's most powerful particle-smasher, looks even more like the Higgs boson.

The news came at the Moriond Conference in La Thuile, Italy, from scientists at the Large Hadron Collider's ATLAS and Compact Muon Solenoid experiments. These two detectors are looking for unusual particles that slip into existence when subatomic particles crash into one another at high energies.

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  1. enriquetabrasini

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    March 16, 2013 at 6:30 am |
  2. Vic

    It may be a Higgs Boson but it is not yet proven to be the Particle Physics Standard Model Higgs Boson (Spin-0, a Scalar!)

    March 15, 2013 at 10:37 am |
  3. William

    What I find most interesting about this is it will finally prove the United States never went to the moon.

    March 14, 2013 at 5:36 pm |
  4. Astrophysicist

    I've checked the research and I'm not so sure, myself. They may wish to rethink then try looking at it from a different angle.

    March 14, 2013 at 5:00 pm |

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