“Totally Weird” –‘New LHC Particle Threatens Our Understanding of Physical Reality’

 

 

There was a huge amount of excitement when the Higgs boson was first spotted back in 2012 – a discovery that bagged the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2013. The particle completed the so-called standard model, our current best theory of understanding nature at the level of particles. Now scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern think they may have seen another particle, detected as a peak at a certain energy in the data, although the finding is yet to be confirmed.

(more…)

error

"The Galaxy" in Your Inbox, Free, Daily