The search for the Higgs boson
  1. Higgs, Brout and Englert independently work out the Higgs mechanism

    British physicist Peter Higgs, and independently…

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  2. Large Electron-Positron collider: First injection

    With its 27-kilometre circumference, the Large…

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  3. LHC construction approved

    The CERN council approves the construction of the…

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  4. The LHC starts up

    At 10.28am on 10 September 2008 a beam of protons…

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  5. Tantalising hints of the Higgs

    In a seminar today the ATLAS and CMS experiments…

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  6. ATLAS and CMS observe a particle consistent with the Higgs boson

    On 4 July 2012, as a curtain raiser to the year…

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  7. ATLAS and CMS submit Higgs-search papers

    The ATLAS and CMS collaborations submitted papers…

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