Physicists have finally seen what the Higgs boson decays
Physicists have finally seen as an elementary particle, first discovered at the Large Hadron Collider, is divided into two charming quarks, exotic and short-lived particles that often appear after the collision of high-energy particles. This elusive process, we were able to observe just now, for the first time in six years after the discovery of the Higgs boson. Scientists of the two LHC experiments, ATLAS and the CMS, reported their results at the same time at a seminar held at CERN on August 28.
The scientists do not see the Higgs boson. They watch the fragments that remain after the collapse of the Higgs boson in the less massive particles. The Higgs boson is expected, it is divided into two charming quark most of the time. But until now, scientists have not been able to observe this process, because other mechanisms can produce lovely simulate quarks and Higgs decay. Scientists have seen previously as Higgs decays to other types of particles, including particles of light - photons. This process does not create problems with simulators Higgs.
The elusive elusive particle decay
When Higgs first became known to the public in 2012, physicists have filled the last missing piece of the Standard Model - the theory of the fundamental constituents of matter. But physicists still want to learn more about the inner workings of the boson.
The standard model makes predictions about how often Higgs bosons should break down into different types of particles. Lovely quark is one of the six types of standard quark models, each of which has different properties, such as mass and electric charge. While the lightest quarks make up the propagation of particles, such as protons and neutrons, quarks are pretty heavy and relatively rare.
Physicists want to measure various decay modes of the Higgs boson, to see if they fit the predicted model. If not, this may indicate an error in the theory. However, until now all the new results confirm the Standard Model.
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