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Higgs boson theory nets Nobel for pair of physicists

The prestigious award goes to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, who a half-century ago independently proposed what became the Higgs boson, discovered in 2012.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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Understanding the Higgs boson

Caltech's Mark Wise on why researchers are on the chase for this elusive subatomic particle.

By Jul. 4, 2012

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Higgs boson researchers: We've spotted 'new boson'

Scientists at CERN say they've almost certainly located the elusive particle, which would confirm the standard model of physics. The evidence is "very strong, very solid."

By Jul. 4, 2012

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Higgs boson gets set to music

Scientists generate a musical picture of so-called "God particle" by attaching musical notes to each data point.

By Jul. 10, 2012

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Discover the Higgs boson particle -- on your wrist

The scientists already did all the hard work. Now you can just sit back and enjoy the Higgs boson in wristwatch form.

By Nov. 1, 2012

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CERN physicists now pretty sure they've found Higgs boson

Researchers can't say for certain that a particle they discovered is the so-called "God particle," but the information they have "strongly indicates" it is.

By Mar. 14, 2013

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Higgs Boson calculations add up to new Armageddon scenario

A Fermilab theoretical physicist suggests that qualities of the "God particle" show an "alternate" universe could easily "spread out and destroy us."

By Feb. 19, 2013

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Higgs boson-consistent particle discovered at LHC

Boffins at CERN have identified a particle consistent with the elusive Higgs boson -- it's a fine day for science.

By Jul. 4, 2012

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CNET UK Podcast 295: YouView, iPad mini and the Higgs Boson

We've had to wait aaaages for the Higgs Boson particle and YouView to be revealed -- but turning up late isn't always a bad thing.

By Jul. 6, 2012

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Stephen Hawking: I lost a $100 bet over Higgs boson discovery

In an interview with the BBC, the famed physicist says he lost a bet over the discovery of the Higgs boson particle.

By Jul. 4, 2012