The Higgs boson — a subatomic particle so important to the understanding of space, time and matter, say physicists searching for it, that it took on the portentous nickname of “the God particle.”
Scientists at CERN, the European Center for Nuclear Research in the Alps, say today that while they have not found it for sure, they think they have seen good signs of it.
Joe Incandela, a top CERN physicist, has described the data from one of the two main experiments done there as being “right at the boundary of where you might get a vague hint of something.”
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