Higgs boson

The Higgs boson, as proposed within the Standard Model, is the simplest manifestation of the Brout-Englert-Higgs mechanism. It gives mass to elementary particles.

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Searching for matter–antimatter asymmetry with the Higgs boson

The ATLAS and CMS collaborations have searched for matter–antimatter asymmetry in the interaction between the Higgs boson and the tau lepton

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23 June, 2022

Higgs10: The dramatic last year of CERN’s flagship LEP collider

The year 2000 was set to be the last year of running for CERN’s Large Electron–Positron (LEP) collider, and it ended dramatically

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31 May, 2022

Higgs10: Three-quarters of the way there

The direct discovery of the W and Z bosons at the SppS in 1983 provided solid experimental support for the existence of the Higgs boson

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25 May, 2022
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25 May, 2022

Higgs10: Higgs boson and the Standard Model in the 70s

As the various breakthroughs of the 1970s gradually consolidated the Standard Model, the Brout–Englert–Higgs field and its boson emerged as the most promising theoretical model to explain the origin of mass

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10 May, 2022

Higgs10: A boson is born

The Higgs boson holds the record (48 years) among elementary particles for the time between prediction and discovery, going from an esoteric technicality to commanding the global spotlight at the world’s most powerful collider

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28 April, 2022
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28 April, 2022

Homing in on the Higgs boson's interaction with the charm quark

New ATLAS and CMS analyses place tight limits on the strength of the Higgs boson's interaction with the charm quark

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11 March, 2022

Anniversary of the discovery of the Higgs boson

On 4 July 2012, a packed CERN Auditorium, joined by physicists in Melbourne on the eve of ICHEP2012, along with a global webcast audience, learned that the long-awaited Brout-Englert-Higgs mechanism had finally been revealed by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN. The Spokespersons of both

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04 July, 2022