Higgsboson-likeGodparticlediscovered -World-Chinadaily.com.cn

2021年5月5日 by 没有评论

ASIAdocument.write(“” + m[today.getMonth()+1]+ ” “+ today.getDate()+”, ” + theYear + ” “);HOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperChina Daily Global PDFChina Daily Global E-paperWorld / EuropeAsia PacificUS & CanadaLatin AmericaEuropeAfricaMiddle EastReporters JournalHiggs boson-like God particle discovered(Agencies in London and Beijing) Updated:2012-07-07 08:08Comments Print Mail Large Medium SmallThe British scientist who gave his name to what is likely to be the Higgs boson particle spoke of his delight at the discovery on Friday, saying it was “nice to be right sometimes”.
Professor Peter Higgs was making his first detailed public comments since researchers at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, announced on Wednesday they believe they have found the sub-atomic particle thought to confer mass on matter.
The announcement came following nearly 50 years of research after Higgs published the conceptual groundwork for the elusive particle, nicknamed the “God particle” because it is powerful and everywhere, in 1964.
Asked at a news conference at Edinburgh University if he now felt a sense of vindication, Higgs said: “Its very nice to be right sometimes… it has certainly been a long wait.”
The modest 83-year-old also brushed off suggestions he would now be in the running for a Nobel Prize as a result of the discovery.
“I dont know, I dont have close friends on the Nobel committee,” he said, when questioned about an honor which academics including Professor Stephen Hawking have suggested he should receive.
Asked what he was going to do next, Higgs said he was simply looking forward to continuing his retirement.
“The only problem, I think, will be that I shall have to dodge the press,” he quipped.
Chinese contribution
Chinese scientists have made “important” contributions in hunting the “God particle,” in cooperation with the CERN, a Chinese research body said on Thursday.
Sources from the Institute of High Energy Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences said China has provided about one-hundredth of the funds and manpower used to run the experiments.
Chinese scientists have played an important role in building particle detectors and creating methods for physical analysis, the institute said.
A method of enhancing the sensitivity of the detectors, created by a Chinese research team, was adopted for the experiments, said Chen Guoming, an institute researcher who has participated in the experiments.
“It will take a long time to confirm the discovery,” Chen said, adding that a new electron-positron collider may be required to conduct further studies.Experts said that although the discovery marks a milestone in physics, another year of research will be required to confirm the results.
The new particle shares many of the same qualities as the one predicted by Higgs, who was invited to attend Wednesdays celebration at the European center.
The hunt for the Higgs boson has been a focus of particle physics research for decades. Scientists believe the particle has always existed and that discovering it is merely a matter of time.
More than 30 nations, including the United States, Japan, France, Switzerland, Italy and China, have participated in the experiments using the European centers Large Hadron Collider, which is located outside Geneva along the Swiss-French border.
AFP – Xinhua8.03KRelated StoriesPhysicists celebrate evidence of God particleScientists find evidence of subatomic particleScientists discoverr new subatomic particleResearch targets coarse particles as public health issuePhotoUNs top environmental honors go to three in ChinaGerman trains collide near Duesseldorf, several people injuredLiu heralds UK partnership in education and researchEfforts needed for sustainable projects1st Panda cub born in France named Yuan MengFree trade studies agreed on as Li meets with Canadian PM TrudeauChina-JapanChina-USChina-AfricaChina-EuropeLi tells Japanese business leaders its time for bilateral cooperationChina-Japan meet seeks cooperationGroup of lawmakers visit notorious Yasukuni Shrine in JapanJapan can offer experience, expat saysChina-Japan ties seen at dialogue as benefit to regionChina, Japan officials exchange views on security issues at 15th dialogueChinese music finds new foothold in United StatesC919 flies toward air worthinessPolitical leaders: Sino-US relations to growChina vows steps after US launches probe into aluminum tradeGates is added to top-tier Chinese academyYao helps AB InBev fight alcohol abuseAction urged over pollutionUNs top environmental honors go to three in ChinaChina unveils Model Confucius Institute edifice in Ghana universityChina vows to deepen bilateral ties with new Zimbabwe govtChinese, African parties meet to share wisdom on modernization2nd China-Africa Investment Forum begins in MoroccoLiu heralds UK partnership in education and researchPeak performance by Chinese nurse on Scotlands mountains9-month festival of Chinese art, heritage to be staged in Liverpool, UK, next yearChina eyes closer economic, trade cooperation with BelarusPremier calls to enhance trade liberalization and facilitation in SCOPremier: China to advance production capacity with UzbekistanAsia PacificUS & CanadaEuropeAfricaMiddle EastChinese tourists go to South KoreaChina-Japan meet seeks cooperationUN envoys trip to DPRK praised by BeijingBelt and Road a great opportunity: Uzbek officialKwaussie wins Australias word of the yearJapan can offer experience, expat saysTrudeau visits Sina WeiboChina, Canada agree to issue joint statement on climate changeDemocrats stand united against GOP tax billUS quits talks on global migration pactTensions triggered over possible moveSino-Canadian bilateral trade ties to deepen furtherMay gets little gasp as EU extends deadline for sufficient progress in Brexit talksRussia banned from Pyeongchang Winter OlympicsGerman trains collide near Duesseldorf, several people injuredLiu heralds UK partnership in education and researchBoth first ladies name panda cub Yuan MengLiu Yandong heralds bilateral cooperation in education and researchEthiopian FM urges strengthened Ethiopia-China tiesUNs top environmental honors go to three in ChinaAction urged over pollutionBelt and Road Initiative to help countries achieve UN goals: officialChina unveils Model Confucius Institute edifice in Ghana universityMorocco king holds historic talks with South African president in AbidjanYemens ex-president Saleh, relatives killed by HouthisTrump recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital would raise regional tensionsYemen rattled by raids as clashes spreadSquash a perfect match for girl refugees in JordanSyrian talks in Geneva to continue to Dec 15: UN envoyAll parties in Syria urged to join talksMost PopularHot TopicsSyrias refugee crisisDPRKSouth China SeaMH370Greek debt crisisIran nuclear talksRoyal babyChina and JapanMERS virusNepal earthquakeReporters JournalChinese still have lessons to learn both as international hosts and touristsAffluent Chinese-American investors well informed, diligent, survey findsNobel Prize for medicine focuses on ravaging parasitic diseasesHighlightsPresident Xi Jinping visits United KingdomXi visits US, attends UN summitsChina marks 70th anniversary of WWII victory…| About China Daily | Advertise on Site | Contact Us | Job Offer | Expat Employment |Copyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
document.write(oTime.getFullYear());. All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.License for publishing multimedia online 0108263             Registration Number: 130349      

Leave a Comment

邮箱地址不会被公开。 必填项已用*标注

12 − 12 =