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Researches Who Theorized 'God Particle' Get Physics Nobel

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This year's Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded jointly to Fran├žois Englert of Belgium, and British scientist Peter W. Higgs. The two scientists independently, and at almost exactly the same time, proposed the existence of the so-called "God particle" or Higgs boson as part of a mechanism that explains how the universe works at the most fundamental level. Their theory was recently confirmed by experiments this summer at CERN's Large Hadron Collider in Geneva.
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