Scientists get closer to discovering the "God particle"

Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research have narrowed the region where the hypothetical “God particle” created at the beginning of the universe may be found, closing in on evidence of its existence.

13th December, 2011
Scientists get closer to discovering the "God particle"
The ATLAS particle detector at the Center of European Nuclear Research CERN in Geneva

Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research have narrowed the region where the hypothetical “God particle” created at the beginning of the universe may be found, closing in on evidence of its existence.

“It’s too early to draw definite conclusions,” said Fabiola Gianotti, a spokeswoman for the Geneva-based research institute’s ATLAS experiment, one of two sets of research being presented in Geneva today. “More studies and more data are needed. We have...

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