John Kerr posted in CERN • god particle • Higgs boson • Large Hadron Collider • particle physics on December 14th, 2011.
Our colleagues at the Canadian Science Media Centre have kindly put together the following backgrounder on the Higgs Boson. What is it? The Higgs boson is a hypothesized elementary particle that, if confirmed, would provide the mechanism by which the other elementary particles in the universe have mass. Elementary particles are the smallest fundamental units […]
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