Hints of Higgs come from Chicago
The scientists have announced Monday that they had sufficient evidence to prove the existence of Higgs boson most popularly known as God Particle. The announcement by the Fermi National Accelerator Lab outside Chicago came two days before physicists at CERN, the European particle accelerator near Geneva, are set to unveil their own findings in the same higgs search.
The findings deduced by the team of scientists was based on research that lasted for more than 10 years and 500 trillion particle collisions using the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermilab Tevatron collider near Batavia, Illinois.
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Rob Roser, a spokesman for one of two independent experiments at the Tevatron said, "Our data strongly point toward the existence of the Higgs boson. But it will take results from the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe to establish a discovery."
The finding of the Higgs Boson is remarkable as it will help determine the origin of mass and help in the better understanding of how the universe works.
God Particle Does Exist, say scientists from Fermi Lab
According to the Tevatron findings, they claim that if Higgs did exist that would have mass ranging from 11 o 135 Gev i.e 130 times the mass of the proton. Before they could wrap up, the experiments sent particles speeding at a four mile circumference n opposite direction. A fraction less than the speed of light, the particles would crash into each other creating an environment similar to one that existed earlier.
Sergio Bertolucci, the director for research and computing at CERN, had said last month, "We now have more than double the data we had last year. That should be enough to see whether the trends we were seeing in the 2011 data are still there, or whether they've gone away. It's a very exciting time."
Everyone's eyes are glued on this new finding made by the European machine.