Higgs boson: Results of 'god particle' hunt due

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider, at the Cern physics laboratory near Geneva are due to reveal their latest findings in the search for the Higgs boson.

Physicists have been searching for the particle for more than 40 years and its discovery would be one the greatest scientific achievements of the 21st Century so far.

The Higgs boson would help explain why particles have mass, and fills a glaring hole in the current best theory to describe how the Universe works.

The BBC's Pallab Ghosh reports.

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