Scientists Are Getting Closer To Finding God's Particle
Dec 14, 2011 15:42
Last week, scientists were going to announce, this week, about some discovery of the Higgs Boson, or rather the progress of finding it. While they may have not found evidence of the Higgs Boson yet, they have discovered "tantalizing hints" to indicate its presence.
CERN says that "these are not yet strong enough to claim a discovery" but they have
been recorded. They have discovered that the elusive particle is " most likely to have a mass constrained to the range 116-130 GeV."
This mass region shows "unexplainable excesses on these decay channels" hinting that this could be caused by the Higgs Boson. Not enough data exists to confirm this just yet.
When is the proof coming now?
The scientists at the Large Hadron Collider now say that they would have a definitive answer to the the existence or not existence of the Higgs boson later in 2012. They will be gathering new data during these months using the ATLAS and CMS experiments:
As of today what we see is consistent either with a background fluctuation or with the presence of the boson. Refined analyses and additional data delivered in 2012 by this magnificent machine will definitely give an answer.
If they can't prove a theory, they have others:
A non-Standard Model Higgs, currently beyond the reach of the LHC experiments with data so far recorded, would immediately open the door to new physics, whereas the absence of a Standard Model Higgs would point strongly to new physics at the LHC's full design energy, set to be achieved after 2014.
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