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Higgs Boson Could Doom The Universe, Researchers Say

Higgs Boson Doom Universe

The supposed Higgs boson particle could doom the universe, according to researchers. The subatomic particle was discovered last year and may be the elusive Higgs boson.

The particle’s mass was uncovered at the Large Haldron Collider (LHC) in Geneva and appears to be a key ingredient in a calculation about the future of space and time.

The particle is a manifestation of the Higgs field, an energy field pervading the universe. It is thought to explain why particles have mass, reports CBS News.

Theoretical physicist Joseph Lykken, who works at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, stated:

“This calculation tells you that many tens of billions of years from now there’ll be a catastrophe.”

Lykken added of the universe’s apparent doom, as told by the Higgs boson:

“It may be the universe we live in is inherently unstable, and a some point billions of years from now it’s all going to get wiped out.”

United Press International notes that the mysterious particle was the focus of a furious search. It offered scientists the possibility of testing theories on how particles get mass.

It could also help explain the fundamental instability of the universe. The Higgs boson’s mass is more than 100 times that of a proton. The mass is just enough to cause the instability in the universe. The mysterious particle is also called the “God particle,” a name that appears to be aptly suited, according to researchers.

Do you believe the Higgs boson’s doom prediction, which says the world will end in billions of years?

[Image by Lucas Taylor (http://cdsweb.cern.ch/record/628469) [see page for license], via Wikimedia Commons]

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3 Responses to “Higgs Boson Could Doom The Universe, Researchers Say”

  1. Otto Krog

    I don't think the qualities required for The Higgs particle to explain the standard model is there, and I don't think they will be found.

    I know I am a pain in the butt, but I believe in a complete different approach to high energy physics in the future. My vision is that future science will engulf consciousness. The mind and the spirit will be explainable through physics.

    I have been a fan of Sir Roger Penrose for many years. He was the first scientist to say that consciousness should be found in the quantum field rather than in the brain. I am so much a fan, that I made my own theory out of the idea that consciousness might be explained through a better understanding of antimatter and multiverse dimensions.

    My idea is that antimatter is the mirror of this universe, and that negative energy might be where memory is located.

    I think that the subconscious mind and consciousness are located in mental multiverse dimensions in the form of negative energy.

    The original standard model predicted no mass at all. That made no sence to scientists, so Peter Higgs predicted The Higgs Boson, purely from mathematics. I think the original standard model was right, particles does not exist. The physical universe is a flow of energy from minus infinite energy to plus infinite energy.

    If you would like to know more, then you can watch a full videopresentation of my theory on my blog:

    http://www.crestroy.com