God particle


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God particle

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(Atomic Physics) an informal name for Higgs boson
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The CERN experiments now could lead to the discovery of the Higgs Boson also called God particle, which is believed to have existed when the Universe was born.
The Higgs boson, the so-called God particle (cue cries of anguish at the name, including Prof Higgs, more of which later), provides mass to the most basic building blocks of matter.
Getting there will take a leap of faith from both sides, but it's a worthwhile leap to consider, and reading The God Particle would be a good first step.
NCP Director-General Dr Hafeez Hoorani said that after the discovery of God particle (Higgs Boson) at CERN, this year the event is more important because Switzerland CMS detector of CERN spokesperson Dr Tiziano Camporesi will discuss future prospects for scientific progression with this gathering.
It was nicknamed the God particle because it was so tricky to prove but could have massive implications and benefits for science.
Homer Simpson predicted the mass of the Higgs boson, often known as "the God particle," 14 years before it was discovered by scientists, a science writer claims, reports The Telegraph.
Prof Higgs, who won the Nobel prize for physics in 2013, predicted the existence of the so–called God particle while working at the university in 1964.
A sequel, of sorts, to the best-selling God Particle, this book by the Nobel-prize winner Lederman in collaboration with his previous co-author Hill, a theoretical physicist of some stature in his own right, takes up where the previous book left off.
Beyond the God Particle begins where Lederman's best-selling THE GOD PARTICLE left off and continues the discussion of results of the discovery of the Higgs Boson "God Particle" in 2012, considering the history of the idea and why so much matter in the cosmos is hidden.
Peter Higgs of Britain and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize (October 8) for conceiving God Particle.
Expect to hear about the God Particle, the recession and Fifty Shades Of Grey (and he doesn't mean the Golden Jubilee weather).
TM Engineers is not the only West Midlands interest in the Large Hadron Collider - scientists from both the University of Birmingham and Warwick University are among the 3,000-strong team tasked with locating the elusive God particle.