On the Higgs boson
Information for journalists about CERN and the Higgs boson. Sheet created for the announcement of a Nobel prize for Higgs and Englert in 2013
CERN observes new fundamental particle – what comes next?
Extracts from a paper by the CERN Scientific Policy Committee on the scientific significance of the possible exclusion regions of the Higgs
Use our glossary of important terms from particle physics and statistics to inform your articles on the Higgs boson
Discovering the Higgs particle at the LHC would be a triumph, but showing that it doesn’t exist could be just as exciting
The collaborations made the most of the long shutdown to upgrade their detectors. Here we look back at the work before the start of LHC Season 2.
LHC facts and figures.
Videos from the LHC Season 2
The LHC will operate at 13 TeV – nearly double its previous energy – opening new frontiers in our understanding of the fundamental structure of matter
The LHC is ready to start up after two years of planned maintenance. How has the accelerator changed?
Other topics in physics
The unprecedented energy of proton collisions at the LHC could be what scientists need to find a new world of subatomic particles
Dark matter makes up more than 80% of all the matter in the universe, but it can only be detected by its gravitational effects
Of the four forces that govern the way particles interact, gravity is the weakest. Could the weakness be due to as-yet-undetected dimensions?
Experiments at the Large Hadron Collider could reveal additional types of subatomic particles that make up our universe
CERN physicists collide heavy ions to free quarks from their bonds - recreating conditions that existed in the universe just after the big bang