Simon van der Meer

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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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Physics
25 May, 2022
Physics
Feature
25 May, 2022

Carrying the weak force: Thirty years of the W boson

On 25 January 1983, CERN physicists announced to the world the discovery of the W boson, an elementary particle that carries the weak force

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Physics
25 January, 2013