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What is the Higgs particle and what does it do for us?

  1. Mar 29, 2010 #1
    What is the Higgs particle and what does it do for us?

    How will LHC detect it? What is the signature?

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Mar 29, 2010 #2
    Re: Higgs

    This is what a simulated higgs event will look like: http://atlas.ch/photos/events-simulated-higgs-boson.html" [Broken]

    The Higgs-boson in short explains why some bits are mass-less and others have mass
     
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  4. Mar 29, 2010 #3

    jtbell

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    Re: Higgs

    Higgs boson (Wikipedia)
     
  5. Mar 29, 2010 #4
    Re: Higgs

    Thank you.
     
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