14.12.2011 18.Kislev. 5772
Rehovot scientists have had leading role in experiments that show long-sought Higgs boson may exist.
Weizmann Institute of Science astrophysicists have been prominent in the experiments that have shown “promising signs” of the existence of the Higgs boson – the “God particle” – that provides a framework for all of the subatomic particles in nature and has been sought for decades.
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and the CERN research center in Switzerland said in an excited announcement on Tuesday that it found some evidence in its experiments of the existence of the elementary particle….