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4 July 2012
Happy Higgs of July!
I don’t normally talk about particle physics here. Planets are really more my thing, but today I need to make an exception for some big news. Scientists at CERN and Fermilab are reporting that they have found the Higgs boson, the missing link in the leading theory of how our universe works at the subatomic scale. The new particle was detected at a mass of 125 to 126 GeV …