Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Signs of New Physics from the LHC - Scientific American

Physics is at an impasse. The path its practitioners have been following for decades, known as the Standard Model, came to a triumphant end in 2012, when researchers found the model's last undiscovered particle, the Higgs boson.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Higgs quest deepens into realm of 'New Physics'

Two years after making history by unearthing the Higgs boson, the particle that confers mass, physicists are broadening their probe into its identity, hoping this will also solve other great cosmic mysteries. The better they become acquainted with the Hig

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Higgs boson confirms reigning physics model yet again

While the elusive particle has reaffirmed the Standard Model of physics, the model still cannot account for dark matter or gravity.