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any particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics but not the Pauli exclusion principle

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A team of researchers from the University of Chicago were treated to atomic fireworks recently when they decided to cool a boson to sub-zero temperatures.
Many theories aiming to patch the holes in the standard model predict additional Higgs bosons, and scientists are now searching for those heavier Higgs cousins.
As a result, any particle corresponds to two quantum numbers depending on that the particle is considered either as a fermion (an analogy of a proton joined into the large contour of the next family of particles), or as the boson mass of the contour of the previous family of particles.
If Paul were writing today, he might add "and microscopic bosons.
One theory that could be tested suggests that the Higgs boson can give birth to particles of dark matter.
It had proved elusive until scientists finally found what they believe is the Higgs Boson at the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva in 2012.
Washington, June 23 ( ANI ): Scientists have discovered evidence for the first time, which suggests direct decay of Higgs boson into fermions.
He wrote two scientific papers on his theory and was eventually published in the Physical Review Letters journal, sparking a 40-year hunt for the Higgs boson.
In order to create the conditions conducive for the Higgs bosons, the physicists at CERN sent two high-speed beams of protons through an underground tunnel, which lies beneath Swiss-French border, in opposite directions.
They hope the effects of the high-energy collision will reveal the existence of Higgs boson.
The photon would be joined by the photino, the graviton by the gravitino, the gluon by the gluino, and the W and Z vector bosons (how I love those guys
Starting with weak current interactions, the book guides physics students through the characteristics of Z and W bosons within the Standard Model in a technical, straightforward manner.
The interacting boson model (IBM) [1] describes the low energy quadruple collective states of even-even nuclei in terms of bosons with angular momentum 0 and 2 so called s and d bosons.
Higgs bosons can decay in multiple ways; in one scenario, a Higgs transforms into a top quark or a W boson, either of which would in turn immediately break up into two long-lived, detectable photons.