Higgs Particle

  • Peter Higgs, Francois Englert win 2013 Physics Nobel Prize for Higgs Boson October 8, 2013

    Stockholm: The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics has been jointly awarded to François Englert and Peter W Higgs for the theory of how particles acquire mass. In 1964, they proposed the theory independently of each other. In 2012, their ideas were confirmed by the discovery of a so called...
  • God particle: Confirmation is 'achingly close' March 8, 2013

    Washington: Physicists in Italy said on Wednesday they are achingly close to concluding that what they found last year was the Higgs boson, the elusive "God particle." They need to eliminate one last remote possibility that it's something else. The long theorized subatomic particle would explain why matter has mass...