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What does GOD PARTICLE look and feel like?

Tags: science, particle, religion & spirituality
Asked by Anna Crore, 07 Jul '12 06:06 pm
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Bravo, CERN scientists! It looks like you've found evidence of the Higgs boson, a particle produced by knocking a tiny chunk out of space-time with a high-energy particle accelerator.

This discovery could answer the question, "Where does mass come from?" That is, why is there something we can point to and say there!, rather than everything being formless pure energy?

According to the Standard Model, the Higgs boson is the only manifestation of an invisible force field, a cosmic molasses that permeates space and imbues elementary particles with mass. Particles wading through the field gain heft the way a bill going through Congress attracts riders and amendments, becoming ever more ponderous.

Without the Higgs field, as it is known, or something like it, all elementary forms of matter would zoom around at the speed of light, flowing through our hands like moonlight. There would be neither atoms nor life.

Apparently Peter Higgs, who theorized the particle/field existed, didn' ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 07 Jul '12 06:12 pm

 
  
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The "God particle" is the nickname of a subatomic particle called the Higgs boson.

In laymans terms, different subatomic particles are responsible for giving matter different properties.
One of the most mysterious and important properties is mass.
Some particles, like protons and neutrons, have mass.
Others, like photons, do not.

The Higgs boson, or God particle, is believed to be the particle which gives mass to matter.
The God particle nickname grew out of the long, drawn-out struggles of physicists
to find this elusive piece of the cosmic puzzle. ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 07 Jul '12 07:24 pm

 
  
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Answered by sushil trivedi, 07 Jul '12 06:12 pm

 
  
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Newly found particle has similar poperties like the predicted Higgs Boson. It is not like you can see and feel elements of particle physics. You just get to know their effects and properties scientifically. By the way bosons are short-lived as they are created at TeV of energy. Very soon LHC will be under repair for three months. The research will continue later to give us full detail about Higgs Boson.
Answered by ABC XYZ, 07 Jul '12 06:12 pm

 
  
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