Where the 'God particle' was found

The tracks of an elementary particle found in the Large Hadron Collider are likely the Higgs boson, analysis shows according to the physicists at CERN.

<p>A graphic from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva shows a proton-proton collision event measured in the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experience in the search for the Higgs boson. Physicists said Thursday the potential discovery of the "God particle" was a gateway to a new era that could see humanity unlock some of the universe's great mysteries including dark matter.</p>
Finding the Higgs would validate the Standard Model, a theory which identifies the building blocks for matter

A graphic from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva shows a proton-proton collision event measured in the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experience in the search for the Higgs boson. Physicists said Thursday the potential discovery of the "God particle" was a gateway to a new era that could see humanity unlock some of the universe's great mysteries including dark matter.

This track is an example of simulated data modelled for the ATLAS detector on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The Higgs boson is produced in the collision of two protons at 14 TeV and quickly decays into four muons, a type of heavy ele
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This track is an example of simulated data modelled for the ATLAS detector on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The Higgs boson is produced in the collision of two protons at 14 TeV and quickly decays into four muons, a type of heavy ele
O Centro Europeu de Pesquisa Nuclear vai interromper as atividades temporariamente no próximo sábado. O local, na fronteira entre a França e a Suíça, vai passar por uma reforma prevista para durar um ano e meio. A mudança tem como objetivo aumentar a capacidade energética do maior acelerador de partículas do mundo. A modernização é essencial para que o laboratório possa confirmar uma descoberta que há sete meses marcou a história da física: a de um elemento chamado Bóson de Higgs, que os cientistas buscavam há 40 anos. Também conhecido como partícula de Deus, ele é considerado chave para desvendar a estrutura fundamental da matéria.--CERN, GENEVA, JULY 4, 2012, SOURCE: CERN - NO RESALE FOR NON-EDITORIAL PURPOSES -VAR Peter Higgs, scientist CERN, GENEVA, 2012. SOURCE: CERNNO RESALE FOR NON-EDITORIAL PURPOSES-VAR inner detector used to track the passage of particles -VAR calorimeter which measures the energy carried and heat capacity of the particles-VAR aerial views of the CERN instalations in Geneva
Centro que descobriu bóson de Higgs vai ser modernizado
O Centro Europeu de Pesquisa Nuclear vai interromper as atividades temporariamente no próximo sábado. O local, na fronteira entre a França e a Suíça, vai passar por uma reforma prevista para durar um ano e meio. A mudança tem como objetivo aumentar a capacidade energética do maior acelerador de partículas do mundo. A modernização é essencial para que o laboratório possa confirmar uma descoberta que há sete meses marcou a história da física: a de um elemento chamado Bóson de Higgs, que os cientistas buscavam há 40 anos. Também conhecido como partícula de Deus, ele é considerado chave para desvendar a estrutura fundamental da matéria.--CERN, GENEVA, JULY 4, 2012, SOURCE: CERN - NO RESALE FOR NON-EDITORIAL PURPOSES -VAR Peter Higgs, scientist CERN, GENEVA, 2012. SOURCE: CERNNO RESALE FOR NON-EDITORIAL PURPOSES-VAR inner detector used to track the passage of particles -VAR calorimeter which measures the energy carried and heat capacity of the particles-VAR aerial views of the CERN instalations in Geneva
PHYSICS AT WORK: Scientists are seen working on the ATLAS experiment, one of four experiments on the Large Hadron Collider. The Large Hadron Collider is a particle accelerator, 27km long, that straddles the border between France and Switzerland. Picture: CERN
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PHYSICS AT WORK: Scientists are seen working on the ATLAS experiment, one of four experiments on the Large Hadron Collider. The Large Hadron Collider is a particle accelerator, 27km long, that straddles the border between France and Switzerland. Picture: CERN
This photo shows the tunnel of the Large Hadron Collider, where beams of particles pass through the central pipes before colliding with each other.
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This photo shows the tunnel of the Large Hadron Collider, where beams of particles pass through the central pipes before colliding with each other.
The ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider is one of the machine&#39;s two big all-purpose detectors.
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This track is an example of simulated data modelled for the ATLAS detector on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The Higgs boson is produced in the collision of two protons and quickly decays into four muons, a type of heavy electron that
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This track is an example of simulated data modelled for the ATLAS detector on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The Higgs boson is produced in the collision of two protons and quickly decays into four muons, a type of heavy electron that
<p>Image provided by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) shows a large dipole magnet being installed into the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva in 2007. Smashups generated at the LHC briefly generate temperatures 100,000 times hotter than the Sun.</p>
A large dipole magnet is installed into the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

Image provided by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) shows a large dipole magnet being installed into the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva in 2007. Smashups generated at the LHC briefly generate temperatures 100,000 times hotter than the Sun.

Real CMS proton-proton collisions events at the Large Hadron Collider in which 4 high energy electrons (red towers) are observed. The event shows characteristics expected from the decay of a Higgs boson but is also consistent with background St
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Real CMS proton-proton collisions events at the Large Hadron Collider in which 4 high energy electrons (red towers) are observed. The event shows characteristics expected from the decay of a Higgs boson but is also consistent with background St

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