Magnifico writes "LiveScience is reporting that scientists are abuzz over a arguable rumor that the 'God particle' has been detected by a particle-detection trial run* at LHC at CERN. The Higgs boson rumor is based on what appears to be a leaked relating to note from physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a 17-mile-long particle accelerator near Geneva, Switzerland. It's not entirely clear at this point if the memo is authentic... The buzz started when an unsigned commenter anew posted an abstract of the note on u.s.a. health center mathematician Peter Woit's blog, Not Even Wrong. This could be a flat-out hoax or a statistical anomaly or... confirmation of the particle that bestows mass on all the other particles."
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