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It’s a particle! Higgs news draws giddy crowd to bar

You could call it a magnetic attraction that drew about 175 people to a midnight party thrown by the University of Washington’s Physics Department, Pacific Science Center and KCTS television to celebrate the discovery of a new particle. “This is once in a generation,” said Stephanie Fitzwater, who helped organize the event about the Higgs… Read More

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Watch the big Higgs Boson news at a bar, with physicists

Maybe it’s not true that nothing good happens in a bar after midnight. Excitement is building in advance of a major news conference tonight where scientists involved with the Large Hadron Collider are expected to reveal the latest in their search for the elusive Higgs Boson particle. It’s considered the last great question in particle… Read More