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What is Higgs Boson?

Why do we need Higg’s Boson? Helen Heath explains why the Standard Model needs the Higgs boson. Gordon Fraser and Michael Riordan argue that the boson discovered at CERN should be known not as the Higgs boson, but the “higgson” Read more at Related articles How does Higg’s Boson transfer mass?

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CERN might announce an official “discovery” of the Higgs boson next week

CERN officials have announced an extraordinary scientific seminar to be held at CERN on 4 July, the eve of this year’s major particle-physics conference, ICHEP, in Melbourne. So, it is expected that  CERN might announce an official “discovery” of the Higgs boson next week. An interview with Higgs published by CERN also adds to this expectation. In the interview, Higgs opposes the particle […]


Antimatter atoms have been trapped for the first time ?!

Researchers at Cern, home of the Large Hadron Collider, have held 38 antihydrogen atoms in place, each for a fraction of a second. Antihydrogen has been produced before but it was instantly destroyed when it encountered normal matter. The team, reporting in Nature, says the ability to study such antimatter atoms will allow previously impossible […]