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Higgs Hoopla: Two Physicists Nab a Nobel Prize

Nearly 50 years after Francois Englert and Peter Higgs did their work, they were recognized by science's top award for helping to explain why the universe exists...

The Higgs Boson Sings!

On the 4th of July at a packed press conference in Geneva, scientists at CERN, the European Center for Nuclear Research, announced that they had found the...

TIME Talks to the Physicists Who Found the Higgs

It's not often that the world stops, cheers and generally goes nuts over a new discovery in particle physics. But that's what happened on July 4, when physicists...

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The Large Hadron Particle Collider

After more than 25 years of preparation, the huge particle accelerator outside Geneva went on line in 2008, as scientists attempted to re-create the conditions...

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