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UK physicist who worked on Higgs boson dies, says university

In 1964, Kibble worked on one of the three earliest research papers theorising the existence of a sub-atomic particle believed to explain how matter acquires mass.

China plans world's most powerful particle collider

Now scientists are proposing a more ambitious new accelerator with seven times the energy level of the Large Hadron Collider in Europe.

CERN director Rolf Heuer backs discovery of `God particle`

Professor Rolf Heuer has said that he thinks it is “beyond any doubt” that a Higgs Boson particle has been discovered.

Will find God Particle by the year-end: Scientists

The theoretical particle is nicknamed the God Particle due to its central role it has in explaining modern physics.

Scientists at US lab detect hints of elusive particle

Scientists said they have gotten even closer to proving the existence of the elusive Higgs boson, the so-called "God particle".

CERN turns up power to answer Higgs riddle in 2012

Scientists hunting the Higgs boson, decided on Monday to turn up the power in their LHC to try to prove its existence this year.