Higgs Boson calculations add up to new Armageddon scenario


Anyone who thinks the end is nigh with a giant asteroid colliding into Earth may have a new apocalypse scenario to worry about.

It all boils down to the Higgs Boson particle, aka the "God particle."

Calculations that came with the likely discovery of the Higgs Boson last July also show that the particle's mass qualities could spell out the end of the universe said Fermilab theoretical physicist Joseph Lykken yesterday, according to NBC's Cosmic Log. However, doomsdayers don't need to fret too much, the scientist also said that the likelihood of such a demise is probably tens of billions of years off.