Higgs boson can explain earliest expansion of the Universe

The Higgs boson, which provides mass to elementary particles, could also explain the expansion of the Universe in the moments after the Big Bang, scientists say.

Tiny particle may decide our universe`s fate

The universe may end in another 10 billion years or sooner if the heaviest of all the known elementary particles - the top quark - is even heavier than previously thought, scientists say.