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Higgs boson

Illustration depicting particle collisions

The long and complicated journey to detect the Higgs boson, which started with one small step about 25 years ago, might finally have reached its...

Results of a collision that could represent a Higgs boson from the ATLAS experiment

Weizmann scientists are hoping to see more conclusive signs of the Higgs boson later this year.

Results of a collision that could represent a Higgs boson from the ATLAS experiment

Extra events in the probable mass range of the Higgs boson provide first hints for its possible existence.

W particle produced in a collision in the ATLAS experiment, triggered by Weizmann-made detectors (red lines). Image: the ATLAS Experiment at CERN
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