Higgs particle


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Higgs particle:

see elementary particleselementary particles,
the most basic physical constituents of the universe. Basic Constituents of Matter

Molecules are built up from the atom, which is the basic unit of any chemical element. The atom in turn is made from the proton, neutron, and electron.
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He will be interviewed at Life by award-winning science writer and biographer Graham Farmelo, who will start the evening with an informal scene-setting talk, beginning with atoms and ending with the discovery of the Higgs particle.
He will be interviewed at Life by award-winning science writer and biographer Graham Farmelo, who will start the evening with an informal scenesetting talk, beginning with atoms and ending with the discovery of the Higgs particle.
The 2 Galaxy Periodic Tables classification is based on the 5 flavors of the HIGGS particles that upgrade Dr.
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.
The CMSDAS consisted of 8 teams of 8-10 students each, including two University of Cyprus (UCY) doctoral candidates in Physics, Emilios Ioannou and Ioannis Vasilas who belonged to the team studying the decay of the Higgs particle into four leptons.
In their paper, "Higgs Seesaw Mechanism as a Source for Dark Energy," Krauss and Dent explore how a possible small coupling between the Higgs particle, and possible new particles likely to be associated with what is conventionally called the Grand Unified Scale -- a scale perhaps 16 orders of magnitude smaller than the size of a proton, at which the three known non-gravitational forces in nature might converge into a single theory -- could result in the existence of another background field in nature in addition to the Higgs field, which would contribute an energy density to empty space of precisely the correct scale to correspond to the observed energy density.
Though a historic discovery, it's clear that the Higgs particle revealed by the LHC experiments doesn't immediately suggest any major revisions to existing descriptions of the universe.
Scientists are very confident that LHC will be able to answer many questions arising in the mind of human being about Big Bang, Higgs particle, the super symmetry, the extra dimensions, the dark matter, etc.
For the Standard Model to hold up, the Higgs particle had to exist.
A key unanswered question is what strain of Higgs particle the new find might be.
The implications of observing the Higgs particle for the Standard Model and for new physics beyond it, such as supersymmetric theories and models with extra space-time dimensions, will be investigated in detail.
Some theories predict more than one type of Higgs particle, so as the LHC cranks up the energy of its collisions it might bust open entirely new particles--perhaps particles responsible for dark matter or something completely unexpected.