Confirmed! New Particle Is A Higgs Boson

Higgs Boson

A newfound particle discovered at the world's largest atom smasher last year is indeed a Higgs boson, which plays a role in giving other particles their mass, scientists reported Thursday.

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    03/29/2019 - 8:43 pm | View Link
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  • Higgs Boson Discovery Confirmed
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    12/9/2018 - 9:17 am | View Link
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    11/5/2018 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    06/6/2018 - 5:54 am | View Link
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