Peter Higgs

Homer Simpson 'Predicted The Higgs Boson'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Tech

The Higgs Boson particle - that so-called 'God Particle' (sigh) which gives other particles mass - was predicted by Professor Peter Higgs in 1964 et a...

Collider at the Science Museum: Worse Than Nothing

Chris T-T | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Tech
Chris T-T

Last weekend we went to Collider at the Science Museum, the exhibition about CERN, the LHC and the discovery of the Higgs Boson. It is £10 for an adult, gets drastically undermined by its introductory film - and I don't think I've ever been so disappointed coming out of a major exhibition.

Professor Higgs Says Fame Is 'A Bit Of A Nuisance'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

God particle scientist Professor Peter Higgs, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics last year, has admitted that he finds his new-found fame "a b...

Collider: Step Into the World's Greatest Experiment at the Science Museum

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Victoria Sadler

In its exciting and bold new exhibition on the Large Hadron Collider, the Science Museum scores a spectacular success in making the world's most famous scientific experiment fascinating and understandable.

The Science of Collaboration

Alice Bonasio | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Tech
Alice Bonasio

I believe it's fair to say that nobody begrudges Professor Peter Higgs the Nobel Prize in Physics - which he was awarded jointly with François Englert - for the discovery of the Higgs boson, the "God Particle".

Higgs Boson Scientist Wins Nobel Prize For Physics

PA | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Tech

Professor Peter Higgs, the scientist who gave his name to the Higgs boson particle, has jointly won the Nobel Prize in physics. He shares the prize...

Higgs Boson FInd 'Even More Certain' After New Research

PA | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech

A wealth of new data has made scientists even more confident that the elusive "God particle" is in their grasp. The sub-atomic particle whose drama...

'God Particle' Professor Higgs Receives Honour

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Tech

Professor Peter Higgs, who gave his name to the "God particle", which scientists may have discovered this year, has been made a Companion of Honour. ...

It's Nice To Be Right' Says Peter Higgs After Massive Discovery

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Tech

The retired professor who gave his name to the elusive "God particle" that scientists believe they have found said today it was "very nice to be right...

The Pictures That Prove The Higgs Boson Exists

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Tech

Cern scientists announced on Wednesday that they’ve finally – after a 45-year search – found the elusive Higgs boson particle, which gives matte...

What Is The God Particle And What's All The Fuss About?

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Tech

The Higgs Boson – or God particle – was named after Edinburgh University’s Professor Peter Higgs, who predicted it to fill in a gap in scientist...

Top 10 Large Hadron Collider Facts

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Tech

The search for the God particle is a key task for the Large Hadron Collider, which straddles the borders of France and Switzerland. It was designed...

Has The God Particle Finally Been Discovered?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Tech

The attendance of a certain Peter Higgs at the Cern progress report on the hunt for the fabled ‘God particle’ has led to fevered speculation that,...