Etiqueta: Higgs particle

The particle that explains everything

Mikkel Ostergaard/ESOF2014 Pages and pages have been written about the Higgs boson in the media, even before the official announcement of its discovery on 4 July 2012. Two years later, CERN continues discovering new properties of this particle, as

Interview with Frank Wilczek

Frank Wilczek (New York, 1951) is a rather unconventional individual. To begin with, his outfit does not fit –a hat and tie together with trainers– and this impression is proven true during the conversation, during which, for instance, he refers to «funny electrons» and takes

Peter Higgs
Interview with Peter Higgs

To invent: find, discover, by dint of study or wit, something new or previously unknown. For my generation, the word inventor calls to mind bygone days, conjuring up images of great men of science like Gutenberg, Galileo, Newton, Niepce, Graham Bell or Edison busy with

Peter Higgs
The Higgs boson

On the 4th of July 2012, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced the discovery of a new particle at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is immensely important to our understanding of the structure of matter. Confirmation of the existence of the Higgs

Beyond the Higgs Boson

© 2008 CERN Peter Higgs visiting the ATLAS experiment at CERN in 2008. The experiments carried out in 2012 in the Swiss centre have finally discovered the particle postulated by Higgs in 1964.. On the last 4th