Physicists uncover new behavior of elusive Higgs boson particle

Six years ago, scientists confirmed the existence of a long-theorized particle called the Higgs boson  — providing an explanation for how other particles acquire mass. The discovery included thousands of scientists from more than 100 countries and the world’s single largest machine — the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Physicists at CERN have been …