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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A crunching multiverse to solve two physics puzzles at once

A duo of theorists proposes a new theory to explain both the surprisingly small mass of the Higgs boson and the puzzling symmetry properties of the strong force

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13 January, 2022

CMS homes in on Higgs boson’s lifetime

The collaboration reports a value for the Higgs boson’s lifetime that has a small enough uncertainty to confirm that the particle has a tiny lifetime

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02 December, 2021
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02 December, 2021

Leptoquarks, the Higgs boson and the muon’s magnetism

A new study shows that a class of new unknown particles that could account for the muon’s magnetism, known as leptoquarks, could also affect the Higgs boson’s transformation into muons

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Physics
14 June, 2021

ATLAS searches for pairs of Higgs bosons in a rare particle decay

The ATLAS search achieves the world’s best constraints on the size of the Higgs boson’s self-coupling, creating a portal of better understanding into the fundamental Higgs mechanism

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Physics
30 March, 2021

ATLAS finds evidence of a rare Higgs boson decay

The ATLAS experiment at CERN finds evidence of a rare Higgs boson Dalitz decay to two leptons and a photon

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Physics
08 February, 2021

CERN experiments announce first indications of a rare Higgs boson process

The ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN have announced new results which show that the Higgs boson decays into two muons

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03 August, 2020
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03 August, 2020

The Higgs boson: Revealing nature’s secrets

Our third story in the LHC Physics at Ten series takes us on a deeper dive into the Higgs boson

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04 July, 2020

Exploring new ways to see the Higgs boson

The ATLAS and CMS collaborations presented their latest results on new signatures for detecting the Higgs boson at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider

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Physics
04 June, 2020