Higgs boson Found says CERN

Mar 14 2013, 8:49am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

Higgs boson Found says CERN

CERN announced that the Higgs boson is with very high probability found.

CERN presented new results from the LHC (Large hadron Collider) experiment. CERN says: "Having analyzed two and a half times more data than was available for the discovery announcement in July, they find that the new particle is looking more and more like a Higgs boson, the particle linked to the mechanism that gives mass to elementary particles. It remains an open question, however, whether this is the Higgs boson of the Standard Model of particle physics, or possibly the lightest of several bosons predicted in some theories that go beyond the Standard Model. Finding the answer to this question will take time."

So the big question is now what kind of Higgs boson it is.

“The preliminary results with the full 2012 data set are magnificent and to me it is clear that we are dealing with a Higgs boson though we still have a long way to go to know what kind of Higgs boson it is.” said CMS spokesperson Joe Incandela. 


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