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5 Jul 2012, 07:07 UTC
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yesterday was a big day. physicists at the large hadron collider in geneva announced the discovery of a new, never-detected-before particle. they are 99.9999% (5 sigma) sure that this particle is what the infamous higgs boson should look like. here's the glamour graph: that little red bump, relative to the yellow, is the signal. i know it doesnt look like much and probably means very little to most, but watch this enlightening video and it will all (hopefully) make much more sense! The Higgs Boson Explained from PHD Comics on Vimeo.

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