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Higgs boson

 (hĭgz)
n.
A hypothetical, massive subatomic particle predicted by the standard model theory to explain discrepancies in elementary particle mass.

[From the fact that it is the fundamental particle of the Higgs field.]

Higgs boson

(hɪɡz) or

Higgs particle

n
(General Physics) physics an elementary particle with zero spin and mass greater than zero, predicted to exist by electroweak theory and other gauge theories, discovered in 2012. Also called: God particle (informal)
[C20: named after Peter Higgs (born 1929), British theoretical physicist]
Translations
Higgsov bozon
HiggsbosonHiggspartikel
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Higgs (of the firm of Higgs & Blatherwick, solicitors, Bedford Row) called by appointment, and was ushered into the governor's private room, and closeted there for more than an hour.
Lloyd Higgs, 72, of Murphysboro passed away Wednesday, Jan.
Professor Biagio Lucini, from Swansea University, will try to find out why the measured value of the Higgs mass is not what we believe it should be.
This announcement sets out the disclosure required by section 430(2B) of the Companies Act 2006 in relation to the departure of William George Higgs from Ophir Energy plc (the Company).
Their topics include the Higgs boson in the Standard Model, searches for the Standard Model Higgs boson at the Tevatron Collider, observation of the diphoton decay of the Higgs boson and measurements of its properties, evidence that the Higgs boson decays to lambda leptons, Higgs boson search in the WW to lvqq final state, and Higgs combination and properties of the Higgs boson.
NOBEL prize-winning scientist Prof Peter Higgs is to return to his native Tyneside next month for an evening to celebrate his extraordinary life.
It will take place at Newcastle's Centre for Life when Prof Higgs, who was born in Elswick, will share stories about his extraordinary career, including the ground-breaking discovery of the Higgs particle.
It's a Higgs boson bonanza for particle physicists, who are capitalizing on the newest data from the Large Hadron Collider to delve more deeply into the particle's properties.
The book is based on the events that Higgs and the other two Mustang originators faced while starting an energy engineering firm in the struggling Houston economy of mid-1987.
AS a Coventry City fan I have always suspected that the club's continual demise has been caused by SISU's knack of falling out with various people during critical negotiations for use of the Ricoh and the Alan Higgs Centre.
SPECIALISTS from Midland solicitors Higgs & Sons have been appointed to a list of practitioners who work to ensure public confi-dence in UK charities.
Higgs Boson Bing has everything he could hope for--an early acceptance to Harvard, a popular girlfriend--and he is a shoo-in for the Senior of the Year award.