bosons

Weird! Measurement of W Boson Doesn’t Match Standard Model of Physics

A decade ago, physicists wondered whether the discovery of the Higgs boson at Europe‚Äôs Large Hadron Collider would point to…

4 months ago

Maybe “Boson Clouds” Could Explain Dark Matter

The search is underway for a hypothetical form of dark matter known as boson clouds.

8 months ago

One Idea to Explain Dark Matter – Ultralight Bosons – Fails the Test

A study of rotating black holes show that some spin so quickly because dark matter particles haven't slowed them down.

1 year ago

An Exotic Explanation for the Most Extreme Gravitational Wave Detected so far

A new study proposes an exotic boson star to explain the largest gravitational wave merger we've observed.

1 year ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 486: Particle Physics Update

It's time for a news update. This time from the field of particle physics. It turns out there have been…

4 years ago

What is the Higgs Boson?

What is this thing we keep hearing about - the Higgs Boson, and why is it important? (more…)

7 years ago