Scientists Say They're Closing In On Elusive Higgs Boson

Higgs Boson

CTV.caScientists say they're closing in on elusive Higgs bosonmsnbc.comGENEVA — Physicists investigating the make-up of the universe said on Wednesday they were closing in on the long-sought but elusive Higgs boson they believe was key to turning debris from the Big Bang into stars, planets and finally life.Atom Smasher Yields Further Clues in Search for 'God Particle'San Francisco ChronicleHiggs boson “God particle” detection possible in ChicagoSlashGearHiggs Boson Finding is NearDiscovery NewsFox News -Christian Science Monitor -USA TODAYall 350 news articles »

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  • UPDATE 1-Scientists say closing in on elusive Higgs boson
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