Higgs boson


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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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It might be possible that the triple Higgs boson self-interactions play a role in this endeavor; however, as is shown in the next sections, cross section of triple Higgs production ([H.sup.+][H.sup.-][H.sup.0], [H.sup.+] [H.sup.- ][h.sup.0]) is smaller than double Higgs production ([H.sup.+][H.sup.-]).
"The restart of the LHC always brings with it great emotion," Fabiola Gianotti, CERN's director-general, said in a (http://press.cern/press-releases/2016/05/2016-physics-season-starts-lhc) statement  Monday. "With the 2016 data, the experiments will be able to perform improved measurements of the Higgs boson and other known particles and phenomena, and look for new physics with an increased discovery potential."
Since the discovery of the (https://www.livescience.com/27888-newfound-particle-is-higgs.html) mysterious Higgs Boson in 2012, a discovery that went on to win the 2013 Nobel Prize, scientists have been trying to decode it to study the secrets of space and time.
The Higgs mechanism, which was proposed by several physicists besides Higgs at about the same time, predicts the existence of a new particle, the Higgs Boson. The detection of the Higgs Boson became one of the great goals of physics.
The recent Large Hadron Collider (LHC) discovery of a scalar particle with 125 GeV which is compatible with Standard Model (SM) Higgs boson predicted by Brout-Englert-Higgs symmetry breaking mechanism opens up a gateway to search for physics beyond the SM[1, 2].
He has won a prestigious PS75,000 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award to run a project involving the mathematical modelling of a physical theory proposed to explain the existence of the Higgs boson, said to give matter its substance, or mass.
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The Higgs boson, the so-called God particle (cue cries of anguish at the name, including Prof Higgs, more of which later), which provides mass to the most basic building blocks of matter.
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I am informed that it discovered something called the Higgs Boson - a particle that apparently gives other particles mess.
Fabiola Gianotti led one of two teams that discovered the Higgs boson, the most exciting feat of modern physics.