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.

New evidence shows particle found in 2012 is the Higgs boson

In a breakthrough, researchers at CERN have found the first evidence for the direct decay of the Higgs boson into fermions - a strong indication that the particle discovered in 2012 is the Higgs boson.

Existence of particles smaller than Higgs particle now more likely than ever

Theories predict that there are particles smaller than the Higgs particle.

God Particle hunt: China to build new collider 60 times faster than the present one

In an effort that is seen as a move to overtake the Western world in science and technology research, Chinese scientists plan to build a faster electron-positron collider that is 60 times faster than the existing one to speed up the exploration of the Higgs boson.

Going to bed early cost Peter Higgs credit for big physics theory

Nobel Prize laureate Peter Higgs has revealed that he wasn`t given credit for one of physics` biggest theory, Standard Model, because he went to bed early.

Peter Higgs says Nobel Prize fame bit of a nuisance

Nobel Prize winning scientist Professor Peter Higgs has described his new found fame that came with his pioneering work on the God particle as "a bit of a nuisance".

CERN plans gen-next giant particle collider

CERN scientists are planning a next-generation circular collider with a circumference of 80 to 100 km which will be much more powerful than the LHC which discovered the `God particle`.

Professor Peter Higgs collects Nobel Prize for `God particle`

Professor Peter Higgs has received his Nobel prize for physics at a ceremony in Stockholm.

R Chidambaram stresses for India’s participation in global mega-science projects

Renowned Indian physicist and nuclear scientist R Chidambaram, stressed for India’s participation in critical science research while speaking at Calcutta University’s annual convocation in Kolkata on Friday.

Peter Higgs to receive Freedom of Edinburgh

Professor Peter Higgs will be given the Freedom of Edinburgh for his contribution to science.

Stephen Hawking says God particle discovery makes physics boring

Stephen Hawking has said that physics would have been more interesting if the Higgs boson particle hadn`t been found.

Nobel laureate Peter Higgs doesn`t use mobile or computer!

Peter Higgs, who discovered the `God particle` Higgs boson phenomenon with Dr. Francois Englert, has revealed that he doesn`t own a cell phone or a computer by choice.

Boson`s naming after SN Bose bigger honour than Nobel: Indian physicists

Welcoming the Nobel Prize to Britain`s Peter Higgs and Belgian Francois Englert for their work on the Higgs Boson - popularly known as the "God particle" - prominent Indian physicists Tuesday asserted that though Indian scientist S.N. Bose did not receive the Nobel, the christening of the particle after him and Higgs is the biggest honour.

`Dark universe` beckons as research target after Higgs boson wins Nobel

With the Higgs boson in the bag, the head of the CERN research center urged scientists on Tuesday to push on to unveil the "dark universe" - the hidden stuff that makes up 95 percent of the cosmos and is still a mystery to earthbound researchers.

`God Particle` Nobel ticks boson box for CERN

The reflected glory of a Nobel prize for the minds behind the "God particle" sent champagne corks popping at Europe`s top physics lab CERN Tuesday, vindicating its landmark discovery a year ago.

Nobel physics laureate Higgs `overwhelmed`

British scientist Peter Higgs On Tuesday said he was "overwhelmed" after he and his Belgian colleague Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on the `God particle`.

Factfile on Higgs boson- the `God particle`

The Higgs boson is a sub-atomic particle that confers mass on matter. Without it, the Universe would have no substance and life would not exist.

Peter Higgs, Francois Englert win 2013 physics Nobel prize for predicting existence of Higgs boson

Britain`s Peter Higgs and Belgium`s Francois Englert won the 2013 Nobel prize for physics for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson.