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# Higgs Boson

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Peter Higgs and Francois Enlgert awarded Nobel Prize in Physics
The Higgs boson discovered last year at CERN was predicted by the two men who theorised on the particle which is the building block for all matter.
CERN scientists: Yep, we're fairly sure we've found the Higgs boson
“The preliminary results… are magnificent,” one CERN physicist said.
Sorry, Enda: Barack Obama named TIME's Person of the Year
This is the second time Obama has won; this time for retaining public trust “through crises and gridlock”.
Major European science forum gets under way in Dublin today
The Euroscience Open Forum runs from today until Sunday at the Convention Centre. It will hear from the likes of Mary Robinson and the director general of the CERN laboratory.
Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?
VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson
The theoretical physicist had a $100 bet with another scientist that the Higgs would never be found.
CERN head scientist adds another date to Dublin visit this month
Just as team in Geneva make headway in ‘God particle’ search, their Director General will speak here on the work of the Large Hadron Collider.
The Evening Fix: Wednesday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Higgs boson: CERN scientists say they've found a new particle...
… but is it the particle they were looking for?
WATCH: The Higgs boson announcement
The announcement is on its way from CERN….
So what’s happening with the Higgs boson this morning?
There’s a big scientific announcement coming this morning… and you’re invited to the Science Gallery to watch it.
US atom-smasher 'strongly' hints at finding Higgs boson
If it’s true it will be one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the past one hundred years.
Is CERN about to announce some big news about the Higgs boson?
CERN is to announce its latest results on the search for the ‘god particle’ this week. Could they have found it?
Energy levels at Large Hadron Collider raised 8 trillion electron volts
Scientists at CERN say the incredible new speeds will improve the prospect of scientific breakthroughs.
Explainer: So what's this Higgs boson thing all about?
Confused by all this talk about the ‘god particle’? Us too. So we’ve put together the best explainer videos IN THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE to try and er, explain it all…
No definitive proof but 'intriguing hints' of existence of 'God particle'
Researchers from CERN presented their findings today amid much anticipation within the scientific community.
CERN scientists set to announce outcome of 'God particle' experiment
Scientists will today announce that they have caught their first glimpse of the ‘Higgs boson’ – changing physics as we know it.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.
CERN plays down claims of 'god particle' discovery
Rumours that scientists at CERN had uncovered the theoretical ‘god particle’ – after an internal memo was leaked – have been underplayed by officials.
Scientists at Cern believe 'god particle' may be discovered soon
Progress at the Large Hadron Collider project in Switzerland is going so well that physicists believe they might be able to prove – or disprove – the existence of the so-called ‘god particle’ ahead of schedule.