The world of science was rocked today as rumours of black holes and the end of life as we know it flew around the world quicker than the molecules through the 27km long Hadron Collider.

Will finding ‘Higgs Boson’, the fundamental particle that is thought to have existed a split second after the Big Bang, bring with it more questions than answers, giving particle scientists the opportunity to re-examine the formation of the Universe from scratch?

Edge Hill University’s Senior Lecturer in Physics explained to Radio City’s Natalie Quirk what scientist are looking for and the time it will take to gather the information necessary to recreate the conditions just after the Big Bang took place over 14 million years ago.