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bosons

(boh -zonz) A class of elementary particles with integer values (positive, negative, or zero) of spin; the photon is an example. More than one boson can exist with an identical set of quantum numbers (numbers assigned to the various quantities that describe a particle). See also fermions; fundamental forces.
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But what we see instead are thousands of bosons bunching together to leave in the same direction," Clark added.
But according to theory, Higgs bosons should decay over half of the time into bottom quarks, the second-heaviest type of quark.
Search for heavy neutrinos and W bosons with right-handed couplings in proton-proton collisions at [square root of s] = 8 TeV.
I wonder if targeting the Higgs bosons that attach to my energy might be an easy way to lose weight, but -- more importantly -- I marvel at what this discovery reveals about the mystery of God's world.
Two years ago the LHC team at Cern, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, astounded the world with the discovery of the Higgs boson, an elementary particle that gives other particles mass.
The Higgs Boson was named after Professor Peter Higgs, emeritus professor at Edinburgh University.
Professor Vincenzo Chiochia from the University of Zurich's Physics Institute said that they now know that the Higgs particle can decay into both bosons and fermions, which means they can exclude certain theories predicting that the Higgs particle does not couple to fermions.
His theory - developed with Francois Englert, of Belgium, who was jointly awarded the prize - was con-firmed last year by the discovery of the so-called Higgs boson at a laboratory in Geneva.
With the current experimental precision, the new particle production and decay patterns are compatible with those of the SM Higgs boson.
The 3 Bosons then combined with Electrons to form 5 various geometrical particles we now identified as Higgs Bosons that was discovered by CERN this year and is also confirmed by the Atomic Mass, Atomic Number and Period of each Element in each Block on the Periodic Table.
Immediately after the Big Bang - a trillionth of a second later, to be precise - according to the Model, these particles started interacting with a field called Higgs field which had permeated the universe by then, consisting of particles known as Higgs bosons.
Higgs believes particles react with a field of so-called bosons running through the universe and create their particular mass.