Thursday, July 05, 2012

Discovery of 'God particle’ or Higgs boson and its implications


This 2011 image provide by CERN shows a real CMS proton-proton
collision in which four high energy electrons (green lines and red towers)
are observed in a 2011 event. The event shows characteristics expected
from the decay of a Higgs boson but is also consistent with background
Standard Model physics processes. (CERN/Associated Press)

"It's helping us understand the big universal question, which is what are we made out of," says Philippe Di Stefano, a physics professor at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont.

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