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Editorial: Higgs with a difference

Editorial: Higgs with a difference

作者:申袢  时间:2019-03-14 08:02:11  人气:

THE God particle has visited the blogosphere. In recent weeks, particle physicists at Fermilab in Batavia, Illinois, have been writing breathless blogs describing how they might have found the particle thought to give everything in the universe its mass – the Higgs boson. All are cautious: no claims of discovery are being made, but other physicists are speculating that what is being seen is significant. John Conway and colleagues at Fermilab are looking beyond the standard model – the best description we have of fundamental particles and the interactions between them. Using the Tevatron accelerator,