Field of Science

Discovering the Higgs Boson

LINDAU, Germany — Tommrrow CERN will make an announcement, likely about the Higgs boson. The Higgs boson is a key part of the standard model of physics and this is a rather exciting discovery. You can read my article about the prospects for the discovery of the Higgs boson over at the Nature Lindau blog where I am writing.
The nose of the CMS detector at LHC. Photo by flicker user marcella_bona