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Submission + - CERN's LHC Powers Down for Two Years: Higgs Boson Hunt Halts

An anonymous reader writes: Excitement and the media surrounded the Higgs boson particle, also known as the "God Particle," for weeks when it was discovered in part by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). But now, the collider that makes its home with CERN, the famed international organizational that operates the world's largest particle physics laboratory, is powering down. The Higgs boson particle was first discovered by the LHC in 2012. The particle, essentially, interacts with everything that has mass as the objects interact with the all-powerful Higgs field, a concept which, in theory, occupies the entire universe.
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CERN's LHC Powers Down for Two Years: Higgs Boson Hunt Halts

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