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A pivotal moment for particle physics

North­eastern physics pro­fessor Emanuela Bar­beris exam­ines the meaning of the dis­covery of the Higgs boson, the so-​​called “God particle.”


3Qs: Searching for the “Holy Grail” of physics

Researchers at CERN, the Euro­pean Center for Nuclear Research, reported this week they are get­ting closer to dis­cov­ering the Higgs boson, a sub­atomic par­ticle that sci­en­tists believe will explain why every­thing in the uni­verse has mass. The Higgs boson is con­sid­ered to be the “Holy Grail” of par­ticle physics, and finding it would be a great sci­en­tific advance­ment. We asked Emanuela Bar­beris, asso­ciate pro­fessor of physics, to explain the Higgs boson and what its dis­covery would mean to the world’s sci­en­tific community.

Image courtesy of CERN.

Northeastern Researchers Play Key Role in DZero International Physics Research Collaboration

ZZ diboson pro­duc­tion observed for first time at Teva­tron (Pic­tured — The Fer­milab accel­er­ator com­plex in Batavia, IL. Photo cour­tesy of Fer­milab.) Boston – August 4, 2008 – Darien Wood, […]

Northeastern University Professor Darien Wood Elected Spokesperson of DZero Experiment at Fermilab

On August 19, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Asso­ciate Pro­fessor of Physics Darien Wood assumed the posi­tion of Spokesperson for the DZero Exper­i­ment, which is located at the Depart­ment of Energy’s Fermi National […]

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