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Higgs boson can explain earliest expansion of the Universe

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 17:29

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

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 13:10

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

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 12:37

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 20:04

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 16:43

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 14:32

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

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 20:49

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`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 23:54

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

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 20:27

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

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 23:30

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

Stephen Hawking says God particle discovery makes physics boring

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 16:59

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

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 15:14

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.