Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Higgs Boson Narrows / 'God Particle' Found? as Seen by FIX

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World's biggest experiment discovers key to universe

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎

This tiny particle would finally complete scientists' "Standard Model" theory about how the universe was formed and why we exist. They've been searching for the so called 'God particle' for 40 years and now at the LHC, they think they've found it, ...

CERN: No Higgs boson yet, but strong hints that it exists

ExtremeTech - ‎32 minutes ago‎

The team leader, Fabiola Gianotti, says that we should have something conclusive — either for or against the existence of the God particle — in 2012. The CMS detector team hasn't found anything solid either, but there's a large number of unexplained ...

Has the 'God Particle' Been Found?

The Atlantic Wire - ‎Dec 10, 2011‎

Rumors are flying, ABC News reports, that scientists who operate the Large Hadron Collider will meet next week to discuss an "update" on the search for the Higgs boson, a particle that is part of the same field that gives mass matter. ...

The Higgs: a small article about an even smaller particle

Irish Times - ‎20 hours ago‎

The Higgs boson seems to be simultaneously revealing itself while eluding scientists working on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, with excitement building that the so-called God particle has been hit upon. An announcement is expected today. ...

God Particle or Hype Particle? What the Higgs Boson Means to You

Big Think - ‎3 hours ago‎

Of all the reactions to CERN's announcement that scientists found only "tantalizing hints" of the so-called God Particle, the gossip site Gawker had the most amusing headline: Can Scientists Just Find the God Particle Already? ...

Scientists closing in on elusive "God particle"

CBS News - ‎Dec 9, 2011‎

They all agreed that it had been between their ears. by sharky77 December 9, 2011 10:59 PM EST Well they also thought theyfound particles that were faster than what Einstein found and that proved to be false. by RichZubaty December 9, 2011 9:29 PM EST ...

Research teams say latest findings narrow search for 'God' particle

Globe and Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎

Both show the Higgs boson can be found “in the low mass region” of the massive atom smasher being used to track it down. Real CMS proton - proton collision events in which 4 high energy muons ( red lines.

Higgs Boson explained, with Twilight video bonus

NEWS.com.au - ‎16 hours ago‎

Picture: CERN. Source: Supplied SCIENTISTS at CERN - the makers of the Large Hadron Collider - are tonight expected to announce they found what they came for. The Higgs Boson is known as the God Particle, or the Holy Grail of physics. ...

Higgs particle: Getting closer

Washington Post (blog) - ‎Dec 10, 2011‎

The Higgs particle is also known as the Higgs boson, or “the God particle,” a term that Leon Lederman used some years ago and which delighted journalists but surely offended photons and electrons throughout the universe. ...

An unconfirmed sighting of the elusive Higgs boson

Telegraph.co.uk (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎

As you've probably worked out by now, the giant particle accelerator has been looking for a subatomic particle called the "Higgs boson" (which I refuse to call the "God particle"). It is the final particle predicted by the so-called "Standard Model", ...

CERN to reveal updates on Higgs boson, or the 'God particle'

Siliconrepublic.com - ‎Dec 12, 2011‎

Up to now the Higgs boson has been a 'hypothetical' massive elementary particle predicted to exist by the Standard Model of particle physics. It has never been observed by experiments. But, if found, the Higgs boson would be the final piece of the ...

'God particle' hints possibly found

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎

Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider have glimpsed signals that could point to the existence of the Higgs boson — nicknamed the "god particle" by 1988 Nobel Prize winner Leon Lederman — an elusive subatomic particle theorized to impart mass to ...

Higgs Boson Sighting Announcement A Day Away

RedOrbit - ‎Dec 12, 2011‎

The collider hosts two experiments that are searching for the particle independently. Researchers at CERN, which is the Geneva-based organization that operates the collider, are hinting that they have found the God particle. “It is a fantastic time at ...

Scientists home in on missing link of physics

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎

Under what is known as the Standard Model of Physics, the boson is posited to have been the agent that gave mass and energy to matter after the creation of the universe 13.7 billion years ago - leading some to nickname it the "God particle". ...

A New Yorker's Opinion: Higgs Boson Glimpsed in Manhattan

International Business Times - ‎3 hours ago‎

Everyone looks for the Higgs boson, aka the God Particle, and no one seems to find it. Well, actually, maybe it's really been glimpsed this time by a pair of very large teams of physicists working with ...

`God Particle' breakthrough anticipated from CERN physicists

Canada.com - ‎7 hours ago‎

... Postmedia News December 13, 2011 Scientists across the world will be paying close attention Tuesday to an announcement from physicists in Geneva who are expected to say they may have found the Higgs boson - sometimes called the ``God Particle'' ...

CERN to announce Higgs boson observation at LHC

ExtremeTech - ‎Dec 12, 2011‎

... 2011 at 6:46 am Tomorrow, at 9am EST, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland are expected to announce, with fairly strong certainty, that they have observed the Higgs boson “God particle at a mass-energy of 125 GeV. ...

New data narrows hunt for 'God particle'

The Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎

The Higgs boson — popularly referred to as the "God particle" — is more likely to be found in the lower mass or energy ranges of the massive atom smasher being used to track it down, researchers from two independent teams said. ...

'God particle' to be confirmed soon

The Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎

Confirmation that scientists have found the Higgs boson, the greatest trophy in particle physics, could come "very soon" in the New Year, it was claimed today. atest results from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) show "strong hints" of the subatomic ...

Scientists find signs of missing "god particle"

swissinfo.ch - ‎5 hours ago‎

GENEVA (Reuters) - International scientists said on Tuesday they had found signs of the Higgs boson, an elementary particlebelieved to have played a vital role in the creation of the universe after the Big Bang. Scientists at the CERN physics research ...

Scientists Narrow Search For 'God Particle'

Sky News - ‎5 hours ago‎

Two independent teams of researches working at the Cern physics research centre in Switzerland say theparticle is more likely to be found in lower mass or energy ranges. Fabiola Gianotti, an Italian physicist who heads the team running what's called ...

Hunt for Higgs driven by mystery of mass

AFP - ‎3 hours ago‎

Although the particle commonly carries Higgs's name, important theoretical work was also made by Belgian physicists Robert Brout and Francois Englert. The Higgs has become known as the "God particle," the quip being that, like God, it is everywhere but ...

Scientists edge closer to finding 'God particle'

CTV.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎

Physicists with CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, revealed Tuesday that they've narrowed in on regions where the long-sought after particle could be found. Two research teams hunting for the particlesay hints of it can be found in ...

Clue To The Universe? Q&A On The Higgs Boson

Sky News - ‎2 hours ago‎

The Higgs boson is popularly known as the God particle because it is invisible, its effects can be felt everywhere and it gives substance to everything in the universe. Most physicists cringe at the name, though. Two parallel teams of scientists ...

Higgs boson may have been identified: Report

IBNLive.com - ‎5 hours ago‎

The Higgs boson is, in theory, the particle that gives mass to all other fundamental particles and also known as 'god particle'. While its discovery would cement current knowledge about particles such as electrons and photons, results of work at CERN ...

What is the Higgs boson?

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎

According to Higgs, it wasn't even Lederman's choice to call it the god particle: "He wanted to refer to it as that 'goddamn particle' and his editor wouldn't let him." It would vindicate the so-called Standard Model of physics which envisages that the ...

Higgs boson: scientists reveal first tantalising glimpses of 'God Particle'

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎4 hours ago‎

At a specially-arranged seminar at the Cern laboratory in Geneva, researchers presented clues in their data which suggest experts may have pinned down the "God particle" at last. Scientists remained cautious about ...

Scientists Close in on 'God Particle'

Fox News - ‎5 hours ago‎

Researchers working at the world's largest atom smasher in Geneva have found tantalizing hints of the tiny, elemental bit of matter that has been labeled "the brick that built the universe" and "the god particle" -- but stopped short of announcing the ...

Scientists narrow down search for 'God particle'

Vancouver Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎

Tuesday's announcement that the search has narrowed for the elusive sub-atomic Higgs boson particle — that, if found, would confirm the way science describes the universe — opens the door for even more exciting potential discoveries in the future, ...

Is it God? 'Tantalising hints' in CERN particle search

Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎

... known as Atlas, for the name of their particle detector. The other equally large team, known as CMS — for their detector, the Compact Muon Solenoid — found bumps in their data corresponding to a mass of about 126 billion electron volts. International.

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