Andrei V. Gritsan, Ph.D., assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University Department of Physics and Astronomy, arranged for Hopkins' physicists to watch a seminar broadcasted from Geneva updating the world on the latest developments about the Higgs boson search. The charts show results from the CMS and ATLAS experiments using data from the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva in their search of the Higgs boson. Higgs boson is still a "theoretical" particle. If found, it proves the Higgs Field theory - that there is a field which gives mass to all elementary particles such as electrons and quarks. Quarks are inside protons. The Higgs boson is also created by the Higgs Field. The Higgs field is the key which gives weight to particles and prevents them from traveling at the speed of light.
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