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Scientists 'may have glimpsed Higgs boson'

The most coveted prize in particle physics - the Higgs boson - may have been glimpsed, say researchers reporting at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva.

The particle is purported to be the means by which everything in the Universe obtains its mass.

David Shukman reports.

  • 13 Dec 2011
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