Evidence found for the Higgs boson direct decay into fermions

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 04:30 in Physics & Chemistry

For the first time, scientists from the CMS experiment on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN have succeeded in finding evidence for the direct decay of the Higgs boson into fermions. Previously, the Higgs particle could only be detected through its decay into bosons. As a group of elementary particles, fermions form the matter while bosons act as force carriers between fermions. 

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