The world's leading physicists are rightly very excited at the moment after the almost certain discovery of the so-called "God particle" in experiments at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva. This is one of the greatest leaps forward in the whole history of science.
The new sub-atomic particle, the Higgs boson, named after Professor Peter Higgs, who hypothesised its existence in the early 1960s, is key to the scientific understanding of all matter. Here is the particle which appears to give 'mass' to all things. The find was hailed across the globe and is an incredible achievement as we seek to explore more deeply the nature all things.
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