Higgs backgrounders

12 steps - From idea to discovery

Discover the 12 steps that take the physicists from an idea to a discovery

CERN and the Higgs boson

Information for journalists about CERN and the Higgs boson. Sheet created for the announcement of a Nobel prize for Higgs and Englert in 2013

Higgs update 4 July

CERN observes new fundamental particle – what comes next?

Higgs limit FAQ for EPS-HEP 2011

Extracts from a paper by the CERN Scientific Policy Committee on the scientific significance of the possible exclusion regions of the Higgs

Important terms in Higgs research

Use our glossary of important terms from particle physics and statistics to inform your articles on the Higgs boson

The Higgs boson: Evolution or revolution?

Discovering the Higgs particle at the LHC would be a triumph, but showing that it doesn’t exist could be just as exciting

The Higgs boson

The Standard Model cannot explain why particles have mass. The Higgs may be the answer, and CERN physicists are looking for it

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