In Major Breakthrough, Scientists Observe Higgs Boson Decay into Bottom Quarks
After years of attempts, the particle’s most common decay pattern has finally been observed at the Large Hadron Collider.
Why the Higgs Boson Found at the Large Hadron Collider Could Be an ‘Impostor’
An Iowa physicist intends to find out.
The Expansion of the Universe Appears Faster Than We Thought
The results of a new study are close, but slightly faster than, the generally accepted rate.
Scientists Think the Speed of Light Has Slowed, and They're Trying to Prove It
A controversial theory that would overturn Einstein’s theory of general relativity could soon be tested.
The Dark Cloud of High-Energy Physics
The LHC 'nightmare scenario' came and went and, here we are, still doing science.
Being Wrong About Fundamental Physics Is Pretty Exciting Too
New antineutrino results from China don't yet have an explanation, which is maybe a good thing.
New Measurements Confirm That Electrons Will Outlive God
More or less.
A Large Hadron Collider Upgrade Will Produce 15 Million Higgs Bosons Per Year
CERN’s High-Luminosity upgrade to the LHC moves from design to prototyping phase.
How A Pair of Old Mines Helped Win a Nobel Prize in Physics
How do you avoid cosmic background radiation from skewing your research? Do your research a kilometre or more underground.
A 'New Physics' Postcard from the LHC's Earliest Days
Newly crunched results from 2011 and 2012 point to bizarre, un-Standard Model behavior among B mesons.
The 'Sharpest Picture Yet' of the Higgs Boson
Two experiments at the Large Hadron Collider combine forces to give new precision to the elusive particle's properties.
Scientists Just Confirmed the Existence of a New Particle: the Pentaquark
Physicists have been looking for the pentaquark for over 50 years.