Is the Higgs boson made of dark matter?


Is the Higgs boson made of dark matter?


The Higgs boson is a subatomic particle that is responsible for giving mass to other subatomic particles. Until 2012, the existence of the Higgs boson was only theoretical. However, in that year, data from the Large Hadron Collider provided empirical evidence for its existence.

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We do not know what dark matter is. Therefore, we do not known if the Higgs boson is made of this substance. Dark matter is a mysterious material that...

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Dark Matter & Gravitational Lensing


Chapter 4 / Lesson 9

Dark matter refers to materials and substances in the universe's mass that scientists are unable to directly observe. Learn about dark matter and gravitational lensing. Explore how communities are held together, and review gravity, dark matter, and clusters to understand dark matter from the perspective of gravitational lensing.

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