0704-HIGGS-elec1-sml [Rice physicists help discover new particle that may be Higgs]

Muon Port Cards designed and built at Rice act as information funnels at the LHC, where they take in and sort 25 gigabits of data per second to generate an output of 3 gigabits.

About Jade Boyd

Jade Boyd is science editor and associate director of news and media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.