Standard Model

Every second, trillions of particles are passing through your body. These “ghost particles” are called neutrinos and we know
First evidence that the universe is not as we know it has emerged from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the giant atom-smashing
Yesterday was, for many physicists (and physics students), as a friend put it, "a bit like Christmas", and I think it is safe to bet that quite a few at CERN woke up today with a very Christmassy hangover. But, now that the party is over, a question arises (as often on the morning after): what exactly did happen yesterday?
The attendance of a certain Peter Higgs at the Cern progress report on the hunt for the fabled ‘God particle’ has led to