What Physicists Are Looking for Now That They’ve Found the Higgs Boson

Big Physics hunts for tiny things

The Compact Muon Solenoid, a massive particle detector for the Large Hadron Collider, at CERN, is a general detector for investigating a wide array of physics.

Photographer: Luca Locatelli/INSTITUTE

The world’s most epic physics experiment will flip back on as early as Saturday. After a two-year tuneup, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will run at twice the power it needed in 2012 to find the Higgs boson, the long-theorized particle that confers mass onto matter.

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