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Higgs boson 10th anniversary

A decade ago, scientists on the CMS and ATLAS experiments announced the discovery of the Higgs boson.

06/30/22

Four things physicists still wonder about the Higgs boson

Scientists have learned a lot about the Higgs boson in the decade since they discovered it. But intriguing questions remain.

06/28/22

Are you a Higgs expert? Take this quiz to find out!

July 4 marks the 10th anniversary of the discovery of the Higgs boson.

06/23/22

Particle Fever: Where are they now?

The 2013 documentary Particle Fever follows physicists from the start-up of the LHC through the discovery of the Higgs boson. Where are those physicists now?

06/21/22

Reverberations of the Higgs

The discovery of the Higgs boson inspired young people around the world to pursue a career in science and technology.

07/06/22

10 years later, Higgs boson discoverers publish refined measurements

In new papers by the CMS and ATLAS collaborations, physicists detail high-precision results from Higgs boson studies—but no new physics (yet).

10/30/12

What else could the Higgs be?

Scientists might need to go beyond the Standard Model to explain the mass of the Higgs-like boson observed at the Large Hadron Collider.

09/10/12

Scientists already planning for LHC long shutdown

Next year, scientific collaborations will take full advantage of the Large Hadron Collider's time without beam.

08/02/12

Symmetry readers find the Higgs boson

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider weren’t the only ones to discover a Higgs-like particle. When we asked symmetry breaking readers to send us their own evidence of a Higgs boson, they sent a massive outpouring of creative candidates.

07/01/12

Joe Incandela: Higgs: Beyond to be or not to be

Physicists on experiments at the Large Hadron Collider have observed a new Higgs-like particle. Joe Incandela answers the question: What happens next?