FSU scientists aid in discovery of Higgs Boson

The July 4, 2012 announcement of the discovery of the Higgs Boson—a subatomic particle that could explain a fundamental aspect of nature—set off worldwide excitement. Several physicists at Florida State University have spent the past decade collaborating with other scientists on the search for the Higgs Boson, which was first theorized by a group of scientists in the 1960s.