U.S. Department of Energy

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Higgs boson

This recently discovered form of matter, never before observed, is mysterious and offers a unique portal into the laws of nature. Scientists want to know what principles determine its effects on other particles; How does it interact with neutrinos or with dark matter; Is there one Higgs particle or many; Is the new particle really fundamental or is it composed of others?

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