The heavy metal of the god particle
Professors Tom Kibble and Tejinder Virdee were integral to the discovery of the elusive particle.
Plus some cheesy jokes from one of the world's most famous living physicists
Dark matter makes up much of the cosmos, yet no one knows exactly what it is. Soon, physicists may finally solve one of science's biggest mysteries.
François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.
Its significance, though, awaits further investigation.
For physicists, it was "an appointment with destiny."
The most important papers to come from the world's biggest physics lab
A nearly 6-sigma result says we are now surer than sure that the God particle is real
How 'Higgsy' is this particle? More work needs to be done
And no, it's not the Higgs boson
At a meeting on Tuesday, the ATLAS and CMS experiments are expected to show their first data that offers a peek at the God Particle
A picture starts to emerge from the fog
Competition with the Large Hadron Collider heats up
After years of construction and months of hype, the world's largest particle accelerator goes online today
Physicists are praying that their 4-mile-long machine will detect a tiny bit of matter so elusive that some consider it practically divine.